A long road in Kansas with farmhouses.


Kansas retailers provide more jobs than the state's manufacturing and construction industries combined.

Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in the communities around the country. Retail is everywhere - especially in Kansas. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. Download the full report here. 

Kansas retail by the numbers

Jobs Supported by Retail
Retail Establishments
$21.9 (b)
Total GDP Impact
Direct Retail Employment
$7,188 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$11,782 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

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Retail jobs in Kansas

April 25, 2019
Bicycle Technician - Dick's Sporting Goods - Manhattan, KS
April 25, 2019
Assistant Store Manager - Walmart Stores - ROELAND PARK, KS
April 25, 2019
Store Manager - Assistant - Walmart Stores - ROELAND PARK, KS
April 25, 2019
AP ASM Trainee - WM - Walmart Stores - ROELAND PARK, KS

The report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry is underwritten by American Express.

Source: All data comes from the PwC report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, except where otherwise noted.

The retail industry is defined as including retail, food services and drinking places.
Unless otherwise noted, the total impact statistics combine the industry’s direct, indirect and induced impacts. Employment is defined as the number of payroll and self-employed jobs, including part-time jobs. Labor income is defined as annual wages and salaries and benefits as well as proprietors’ income. An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted. A business may consist of more than one establishment.