Industry Overviews

Health Care

The health care and social assistance industry employs 132,000 people in the Kansas City metro area, or about 10 percent of all jobs. This industry proved to be recession-proof over the last few years, growing 12 percent between 2007 and 2012. Overall employment declined by 2.6 percent over the same period. Growth in the health care industry is driven by demographics. As the population ages, health care workers will continue to be very much in demand.

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