Trade — Systems

Traded Productivity: Average Value Produced Per Job in Major Exporting Sectors (millions of 2009 dollars)

Dividing aggregate traded value by aggregate traded employment yields the average productivity for each metro's traded sectors. Those metros where traded sectors are relatively more productive are likely to enjoy a competitive advantage in creating, attracting and retaining businesses in these sectors.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top
Ranked
Metro Value
10th
Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked
Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 $124,035 12 San Jose $160,665 Minneapolis $125,121 12th
(down from 6th)

2014 $126,794 6 San Jose $156,622 San Diego $125,234
Growth* Percent Change 2014-15 -2.7% 17 San Jose -0.2% Cleveland -1.5% 17th
(up from 19th)
Percent Change 2013-14 -1.7% 19 Indianapolis -0.1% Tampa -0.8%

* 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: Bureau of Economic Analysis, MARC
Excel data: Traded Productivity: Average Value Produced Per Job of Major Exporting Sectors

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Average Value Produced Per Job in Major Exporting Sectors (GDP/job, 2009 $) - 2015


Average Value Produced Per Job in Major Exporting Sectors (GDP/job, 2009 $) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Average Value Produced Per Job in Major Exporting Sectors (GDP/job, 2009 $) - Percent Change 2014-15


Average Value Produced Per Job in Major Exporting Sectors (GDP/job, 2009 $) - Percent Change 2013-14