Trade — Strategies

Clusters – Life Sciences: Total Life Science Employment

Total Life Science employment is based on a definition of the Life Science industry from the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) that includes research organizations, manufacturers and health information technology firms.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th Ranked Value Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 36,640 9 San Jose 109,637 Tampa 33,048 9th
(no change)
2014 32,774 9 San Jose 102,088 St. Louis 30,961
Growth* Percent Change 2014-15 6.3% 3 Austin 14.1% Portland 4.3% 3rd
(up from 7th)
Percent Change 2013-14 5.0% 7 Austin 12.8% Pittsburgh 3.7%

* 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: Jobs EQ
Excel data: Clusters – Life Sciences: Total Life Science Employment

Additional Metrics: Life Science Location Quotients

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Total Life Science Employment - 2015


Total Life Science Employment - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Total Life Science Employment - Percent Change 2014-2015


Total Life Science Employment - Percent Change 2013-14


Additional Metrics