Topeka, KS – January 2024 Job Market Report – Modest Growth Expected

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The January 2024 job market report for Topeka, Kansas, paints a picture of a cautious economic recovery. While the city is expected to see modest job growth in 2024, the pace will likely be slower than the national and regional averages.


  • Projected job growth: 0.4% in 2024
  • Industries expected to grow: Healthcare and social assistance, professional and business services
  • Industries expected to shrink: None explicitly mentioned in reports
  • Compared to January 2023: Data unavailable as of March 1, 2024, due to typical release schedule
  • Compared to December 2023: No official report available, however, the state of Kansas saw steady job growth throughout 2023

Future Outlook:

While the immediate future suggests moderate growth, experts predict that Topeka’s economy will stabilize closer to its natural growth rate in the coming years.

10 Growing Occupations in Topeka, KS:

  1. Registered Nurses
  2. Home Health Aides and Personal Care Aides
  3. Software Developers, Applications
  4. Truck Drivers (Heavy and Tractor-Trailer)
  5. Customer Service Representatives
  6. Medical Assistants
  7. Marketing Managers
  8. General and Operations Managers
  9. Accountants and Auditors
  10. Sales Managers

10 Companies Hiring Now in Topeka, KS (as of March 1, 2024):

  1. Topeka Public Schools
  2. Stormont Vail Health
  3. American Fidelity
  4. CoreLogic
  5. Credit Union of America
  6. City of Topeka
  7. McCurdy Healthcare System
  8. Westar Energy
  9. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  10. Payless ShoeSource