Wages

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Looking to keep your staffing costs down? Start with Leavenworth County, where the following hourly wages are typically lower compared to other communities in the Kansas City MSA.

 

Occupation  Kansas City  MSA  Leavenworth  Douglas  Johnson  Shawnee  Wyandotte
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$54..43
$48.54
$49.48
$55.89
$45.68
$49.01
Drafters,
Engineering
Technicians,
and Mapping
Technicians
$26.97
$25.72
$21.77
$27.76
$21.77
$24.37
Electrical and
Electronics
Engineering Technicians
$32.37
$28.90
$30.04
$33.34
$25.05
$29.01
Industrial Production Managers
$42.25
$36.93
$42.42
$43.62
$46.81
$41.06
Computer Operators
$21.58
$17.45
$19.52
$22.53
$20.77
$19.90
Automotive Body and Related Repairers
$18.79
$18.95
$20.16
$18.41
$23.90
$14.79
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
$19.22
$16.94
$16.94
$19.50
$18.17
$18.91
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers & Weighers
$20.04
$18.83
$20.42
$20.46
$22.74
$18.42
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
$17.35
$16.85
$17.07
$17.14
$15.39
$16.98

Source: EMSI 2013

 

Leavenworth County’s economy is driven by employment in the service sector industries and also has a strong presence of IT, Healthcare and construction industry sectors.

 

The Table below shows the 2013 Annual Census of Employment and Wages by Industry for Leavenworth County.

 

Industry

(2-digit NAICS)

Total Number of Establishments

2013 Average Number of Jobs

Current Total Earnings-Leavenworth

Crop and Animal Production (11)

6

240

$13,064

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction  (21)

3

<10

Insf. Data

Utilities (22)

2

61

$122,175

Construction (23)

173

1,298

$44,181

Manufacturing (31)

32

1,017

$63,916

Wholesale Trade (42)

65

215

$40,577

Retail Trade (44)

152

2,179

$26,697

Transportation and Warehousing (48)

33

549

$51,512

Information (51)

21

144

$62,201

Finance and Insurance (52)

83

1,012

$48,287

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing (53)

59

309

$36,111

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (54)

193

1,433

$73,271

Management of Companies and Enterprises (55)

7

29

$76,772

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services (56)

111

927

$34,775

Educational Services (61)

19

674

$24,819

Health Care and Social Assistance (62)

128

2,155

$35,863

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation (71)

12

124

$12,697

Accommodation and Food Services (72)

90

1,415

$16,103

Other Services (except Public Administration) (81)

101

1,015

$26,084

Government (90)

83

12,209

$81,729

                                       Total

1,373

27,012

$58,398

Source:  EMSI 2013