Wichita has leveraged its skilled aerospace workforce to become a regional leader in high-tech manufacturing. A quick look at the top employers shows the diverse workforce the City of Wichita offers, from skilled manufacturing and medical services to agriculture and energy.
||Full-Time Local Employment
|Spirit AeroSystems, Inc.
|McConnell Air Force Base
||U.S. military air force base
|Wichita Public Schools USD 259
||Public school district
|Ascension Via Christi Health, Inc.
|Koch Industries Inc.
||Global HQ - diversified
|City of Wichita
|State of Kansas||2,157||Higher education and government|
|Wichita State University||2,035||Higher education|
|Wesley Healthcare||2,030||Health care|
|Johnson Controls||1,629||HVAC equipment manufacturer|
|Bombardier||1,500||Aircraft manufacturer and testing|
|Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.||1,120||Food production and processing|
|Cox Communications Inc.||1,100||Broadband communications|
|Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center||1,025||Veterans medical center|
|U.S. Postal Service||1,000||Mail and package delivery|
|Dillons Food Stores||850||Retail|
|National Institute for Aviation Research||800||Research institution|