Kansas Manufacturing Facts
Manufacturers in Kansas account for 16.30% of the total output in the state, employing 11.65% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $27.23 billion in 2018. In addition, there were an average of 165,000 manufacturing employees in Kansas in 2018, with an average annual compensation of $71,744.84 in 2017.
Kansas Export Facts
Manufacturers help to drive Kansas’s economy, with $9.49 billion in manufactured goods exports in 2018. That same year, $4.45 billion in exports was with our free trade agreement (FTA) partners. This helps create jobs in the state, and 24.80% of its employment stemmed from exports in 2011. Small businesses comprised 83.00% percent of all exporters in Kansas.
Additional Trade Facts
- The 20 U.S. FTA partners purchased nearly 49 percent ($679.46 billion) of U.S. manufactured goods exports in 2018 – even though these countries represent only six percent of the world’s population and 10 percent of GDP.
- FTA countries: Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Peru, Singapore and South Korea.