Labor Market Information

In-Demand Careers & Wages

The Kansas Department of Labor has identified the following occupations as in-demand for Southeast Kansas, which includes the following cities: Pittsburg, Independence, Iola, Parsons, Chanute, Paola, Garnet, Burlington, Fort Scott, and Emporia.

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Kansas Career Clusters

Kansas Career Clusters group occupations that require similar knowledge and skills. The Kansas State Department of Education adopted national career clusters to create the Kansas Career Clusters model. Career Clusters can assist students with career planning and help incumbent and dislocated workers find careers that use similar knowledge and skills as their current or previous jobs.

Local Unemployment Rates & Median Household Income

Chanute
Emporia
Independence
Paola
Pittsburg

Additional Data  

Research labor market, economic and demographic data and compare information over time and between regions at the Kansas Labor Information Center including the Kansas Department of Labor Monthly Labor Report.

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News & helpful tips from Southeast KANSASWORKS

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Mon 19

LifeWorks Workshop

November 19 @ 10:00 am - November 20 @ 3:00 pm
Thu 22

Thanksgiving Day

November 22 - November 23
Dec 24

Christmas

December 24 - December 25
Jan 17

Job Fair – Thursday, January 17th

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is one of five Workforce Development Areas in Kansas designated by the Governor under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

We serve the residents of 17 Kansas counties: Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Coffey, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Crawford, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Lyon, Miami, Montgomery, Wilson, and Woodson.

American Job Centers are located in

Emporia, Chanute, Independence, Paola and Pittsburg.

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Southeast KANSASWORKS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program-Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.