Major Employers

Kansas has built a diverse industry base that includes bioscience, animal health, energy technology, aviation, advanced manufacturing and agriculture. Wichita is the aviation capital of the world, with 43 percent of domestic and 30 percent of global general aviation produced in the city. Northeast Kansas is home to a burgeoning animal health corridor, with 40 percent of global animal health and veterinary science interests converged in the region.

Major Employers

  • Cerner, Kansas City (Healthcare)
  • Sprint Corp., Overland Park (Telecommunications)
  • Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita (Aviation)
  • Garmin, Olathe (GPS Systems)
  • Ceva, Shawnee (Animal Health)
  • Black & Veatch, Overland Park (Engineering)
  • Excel Management, Lenexa (Consulting and Marketing)
  • Beechcraft, Wichita (Aviation)
  • Koch Industries, Wichita (Various Industries)
  • Tyson, Holcomb (Food Processing)
  • AMC Theatres, Lenexa (Entertainment)
  • Bayer, Lenexa (Animal Health)
  • Hallmark, Lawrence (Gifts)
  • Mars Chocolate, Topeka (Food Processing)
  • Cargill, Dodge City (Various Industries)
  • Dairy Farmers of America, Garden City (Food Processing)
  • KU Medical Center, Kansas City (Healthcare)
  • Textron Aviation, Wichita (Aviation)