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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Workforce

Top 25 Employers (2016)

Company

Industry

Employees

Sprint

Telecommunications

6,000

Shawnee Mission School District

Education

3,400

Blue Valley School District

Education

3,226

Black & Veatch

Engineering

3,100

Johnson County Community College

Education

2,400

OptumRx

Pharmaceuticals

2,000

Overland Park Regional Medical Center

Health Care

1,300

City of Overland Park

Government

1,200

YRC Worldwide Inc.

Transportation & Logistics

1,000

US Bank

Commercial Banking

850

Empower Retirement

Pension Services

700

Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas

Health Care

700

Menorah Medical Center

Health Care

600

Zurich

Insurance

550

PNC Real Estate - Midland Loan Services

Financial Services

500

Hy-Vee Food Stores

Supermarket

500

Netsmart Technologies

Information Technology

486

Intouch Solutions

Clinical Testing

470

Topgolf

Golf Courses

450

Traveler’s Insurance

Insurance

400

Optiv Security

Information Technology

400

Bank of Blue Valley

Commercial Banking

375

Penton Media

Information Technology

375

Ferrellgas

Propane

352

Dex Media

Directory and Mailing

350

Inc. 5000 featured Overland Park companies (2019)

Local Labor Force

City

Labor Force  

Employed  

Unemployed  

Unemployment Rate  

Overland Park

109,600

106,442

3,158

2.9%

Johnson County

336,677

326,954

9,723

2.9%

Kansas City Metropolitan Area         

1,139,687

1,101,227

38,459

3.4%

Source:  Kansas Labor Information Center and Bureau of Labor Statistics (data is annual, not seasonally-adjusted for 2018)

Overland Park Employment by Industry

Industry

Percentage

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

15.0%

Health Care and Social Assistance

13.4%

Finance and Insurance

11.7%

Retail Trade

10.7%

Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

9.7%

 

Source: JobsEQ by CHMURA, period is four quarters ending with 2018 Q4