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When considering relocating or expanding your business, it’s important to choose a region where prospective talent — and their partners and families — will be able to find high-quality employment. The Greater Wichita region offers job opportunities in a diverse array of industries and occupations. From advanced manufacturing and IT to healthcare and logistics, companies across all fields will find individuals with market-ready skills, passion, and creativity to enable success.
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World-Class Industries and Employment Options
Greater Wichita is home to Koch Industries and Cargill Protein Group, two of the world’s largest privately held companies. The area is recognized for its high concentration of advanced manufacturing and high-tech jobs, with hundreds of businesses serving as suppliers to the world’s largest aerospace companies.
- Wichita ranks #1 in manufacturing jobs as a percentage of all jobs [Brookings Institution 2012]
- Greater Wichita’s high-tech sector includes leading aerospace firms, chemical manufacturers, and information technology firms.
- Wichita is a regional center for advanced healthcare, with 17 acute care and free-standing specialty hospitals, offering career opportunities across healthcare spectrum.
- Employers enjoy an ascending pipeline of talent with one-of-a-kind global research facilities, including the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Wichita State University’s Innovation Campus.
- The diversity of office locations in the 10-county region gives both employers and employees a choice of workplaces, including downtown Wichita’s thriving urban hub, high-end office parks, suburban settings, and expansive rural land.