Kansas Hospital Positions

Kansas Department of Labor Occupational Outlook statistics project future demand for various occupations. Total job openings are a combination of new jobs due to growth in the profession and replacement jobs due to turnover between 2006 and 2016. It is anticipated RN positions have the most openings due to growth with 4,856 new job openings by 2016. Pharmacy technician positions are expected to increase the fastest, at a rate of 28 percent. Many of the fastest growing occupations in Kansas are in the health care industry, highlighting the need for more people to pursue health care careers.

Highest Projected Job Openings - download table

 Projected HC Jobs 20102020

SOURCE:  2010-2020 Kansas Occupational Outlook, Kansas Department of Labor, 2013


Health Professionals in Kansas from 2003-2012

Health Care Vacancy and Turnover Rates 2013

FTE Vacancy for Select High Demand Positions 2013

Graduates 2001-2013

Vacancy and Turnover Rates 2009-2013

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