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Quality Jobs as Percent of Total

Metros with larger numbers of jobs tend to have larger numbers of quality jobs too. Calculating the percentage of jobs in a region that are quality jobs allows metro comparisons based on the likelihood that residents work in a quality job.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2016 47.5% 7 San Jose 53.0% Richmond 47.1% 7th
(no change)
2015 47.6% 7 San Jose 52.8% Sacramento 46.9%
Growth* Change in Percent 2015-16 -0.16% 24 San Jose 0.19% Denver -0.02% 24th
(down from 9th)
Change in Percent 2014-15 -0.06% 9 San Jose 0.21% Las Vegas -0.06%

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: JobsEQ
Excel data: Quality Jobs as Percent of Total

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Quality Jobs as Percent of Total - 2016 Q4


Quality Jobs as Percent of Total - 2015 Q4



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Quality Jobs as Percent of Total - Change in Percent 2015-16 Q4


Quality Jobs as Percent of Total - Change in Percent 2014-15 Q4