Over the past year, Kansas job growth trailed the nation, except in government.
On April 20 the Bureau of Labor Statistics released employment figures through March 2018. 1
The nearby table shows Kansas and national figures in various categories, for March 2018 and one year before.
Overall, Kansas jobs grew at a rate about half that of the nation. A notable exception is government jobs, where Kansas grew by 0.51 percent compared to the nation at 0.26 percent.