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Kansas City Named Top JobĀ Market

Employing CollegeĀ Graduates

According to Headlight Data’s new list of the best job markets for workers with a bachelor’s degree, Kansas City is the third most favorable city in the nation for employment opportunities for college graduates. Kansas City’s unemployment rate among these workers (25-64 year olds with a bachelor’s degree) is just 2.5 percent, the third lowest in the nation. In addition, Kansas City’s unemployment rate among this workforce segment has improved 1.1 percent since 2009, ranking it among the top 20 most improved cities during this time period. This is great news for employers in the area, as it signifies the availability of a competitive recruitment pool of highly-educated workers ready to fill open positions.

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