Trade — Strategies

Clusters – Life Sciences: Total Life Science Employment

Total Life Science employment is based on a definition of the Life Science industry from the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) that includes research organizations, manufacturers and health information technology firms.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th Ranked Value Ranking
Trend
Level  2016 39,543 8 San Jose 113,992 Pittsburgh 34996 8th
(up from 9th)
2015 36,641 9 San Jose 109,634 Tampa 33,029
Growth* Percent Change 2015-16 6.7% 6 Austin 10.7% Cincinnati 5.3% 6th
(down from 3rd)
Percent Change 2014-15 6.3% 3 Austin 14.0% Memphis 4.4%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: Jobs EQ
Excel data: Total Life Science Employment

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Total Life Science Employment - 2016


Total Life Science Employment - 2015



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Total Life Science Employment - Percent Change 2015-2016


Total Life Science Employment - Percent Change 2014-2015