Trade — Systems

Traded Sector Employment: Total Employment of Major Exporting Industries

Traded sectors are those that are the region's major exporters to the rest of the country and the world. They include Manufacturing; Information; Professional, Technical and Scientific Services; Finance and Insurance; Transportation and Warehousing; Wholesale Trade; Health Care; and Construction. This indicator measures their aggregate employment.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked
Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2017 576,302 12 Seattle 1,090,701 Portland 629,131 12th
(up from 13th)

2016 562,228 13 Seattle 1,071,459 Portland 613,038
Growth* Percent Change 2016-17 2.3% 18 Las Vegas 5.1% Denver 3.3% 18th
(up from 22nd)
Percent Change 2015-16 1.9% 22 San Jose 5.2% Portland 3.1%

* 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: JobsEQ
Excel data: Total Employment of Major Exporting Industries

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - 2017


Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - 2016



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - Percent Change 2016-17


Total Employment of Major Exporting Sectors - Percent Change 2015-16