Labor Market Information Services

The information in the links below provide specific details about a variety of reports and surveys. For a more in depth look at labor market data, check out
the KLIC User Guide. Click on the button below for the Kansas Labor Information Center (KLIC).

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Monthly Labor Report
The latest news on labor force data, industry employment, hours and earnings and unemployment.

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Review
Weekly and monthly data on unemployment, claims and payment activities, layoffs and other unemployment information.

Kansas Wage Survey
Kansas occupational wages and estimated

Industry and Occupational Outlook
Employment and industry projections for the future. This data projects how many jobs there will be and what industries and occupations those jobs will be in.

Kansas Job Vacancy Survey
Detailed information about job vacancies, educational requirements, wages and benefits offered, based on a survey of Kansas employers.

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
A comprehensive tabulation of industrial employment and wage information for workers covered by Kansas unemployment insurance laws. Data is available for metropolitan areas and counties.

Kansas Economic Report
Provides details related to the state's economic condition, including employment growth and unemployment rates, the state's global business position and a comparison of the state's housing market to the nation as a whole.

Current Conditions
December 2015  
Description Number
Civilian Labor Force 1,510,328
Nonfarm Jobs 1,408,800
Private Sector Jobs 1,153,600
Unemployment Rate 3.9%
Unemployment Rate 3.6%
(not seasonally adjusted)  
Learn the difference between rates here  
Initial Unemployment Claims 16,979
Workers Compensation Injuries Filed 4,240


View Labor Report Regional Focus Data

Special Studies:

States Seasonal Worker Laws
Kansas Economic Report
Kansas Green Jobs Report
Healthcare Industry Profile
Older Worker Profile

Other Resources:

How to use Labor Market Information
Consumer Price Index
Frequently Asked Questions
Helpful Links
Kansas Affirmative Action Reports
Kansas Safety Statistics
Nonfarm Jobs in Kansas and MSAs
Mass Layoff Statistics
Unemployment Insurance Reference Guide

Contact us:
Kansas Department of Labor
Labor Market Information Services
401 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, Kansas 66603
(785) 296-5000
Fax: (785) 296-5286