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Major Employers (2023)

Company Name                              Local FTE Employees Industry Type
HCA Midwest 10051 Healthcare
T-Mobile 4600 Telecommunications
FerrellGas 4500 Distributition
United Health Group 3000 Health Care
Blue Valley School District 2943 Education
Black and Veatch  2220 Engineering
Shawnee Mission School District 2325 Education
Shamrock Trading Corporation  1850 Education
Johnson County Community College  1500 Education
SelectQuote 1200 Insurance Brokerage
City of Overland Park 1200 Government
NetSmart 985 Information Technology
IQVIA 905 Healthcare IT
TTEC Holdings 510 Technology
Favorite Healthcare Staffing 970 Healthcare Staffing
MMC Corp 610 Construction
Creative Planning Inc. 650 Bank/Finance
Eversana Intouch 560 Digital Marketing
Charter Communications 550 Telecommunications
WellSky 500 Health Care Technology
SPX Cooling Technologies 400 HVAC
Ryan Transportation Services 384 Logistics


Local Labor Force


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
Health Care and Social Assistance 14.4%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 12.1%
Administrative Support and Waste Management/Remediation Services 9.3%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.8%
Finance and Insurance 7.5%

Source: JobsEQ by CHMURA, Employment data are derived from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and imputed where necessary. Data are updated through 2022Q2 with preliminary estimates updated to 2022Q3.

Work-Based Learning for K-12 Students

Real World Learning

Work-based learning for K-12 students provides opportunities for business-to-education engagement that helps build our future talent pipeline and retain top tier talent.

Local high school students are participating in Real World Learning for hands-on experiences to understand careers and occupation pathways better. Our goal is for every graduate by 2030 to have work-based learning experience.

To help your business engage in this important talent initiative, the Chamber has developed resources such as this Real World Learning information dashboard.

For more information, contact Courtney at