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Kansas City, MO. – As the largest center in Missouri and one of the major economic hubs in the Midwest, Kansas City is home to a wide variety of different industries including life sciences, financial services, technology, distribution, and food and beverage. Many companies in these economic sectors already pay competitive salaries.
However, with a low unemployment rate of less than 3%, many KC employers need to further raise wages to attract skilled workers. For example, here are just 10 companies paying more than $35 an hour.
1. Saint Mary’s Medical Center – Registered Nurse
Saint Mary’s Medical Center in nearby Blue Springs has an opening for a full-time RN in the health care provider’s intensive care unit. The Nurse position comes with competitive salary, including a $30,000 signing bonus.
Applicants must have a valid Missouri RN license and (preferably) a bachelor’s degree in nursing.
2. LaborMax personnel – Controller
LaborMax Staffing is hiring to fill a Controller role. The salary range for this full-time job is $90,000 to $120,000 annually.
Qualified candidates should preferably have a CPA or CMA license, as well as 5 years of relevant accounting experience.
3. KC Rehab and Sports Medicine – Physiotherapist
KC Rehab and Sports Medicine in nearby Belton is looking for a full time physical therapist. The salary range for this full-time position is likely between $63,000 and $80,000 annually, according to Indeed’s salary estimate for this role in Kansas City.
Applicants must have a master’s degree and a Missouri physical therapy license.
4. Join Private Networks – Carrier Relations Specialist
Unite Private Networks has an opening for a full time Carrier Relations Specialist. The job pays between $65,000 and $75,000 a year.
Applicants must have at least 3 years of industry experience.
5. Hawthorn Projects – Construction Project Manager/Estimator
Based in North Kansas City, Hawthorn Projects is hiring to fill a role of project manager and estimator. Full-time position potentially pays up to $120,000 annually.
Qualified candidates must have 1 year of relevant experience.
6. Cargill – Formulation Specialist
Cargil has an opening for a formulation specialist. This is a remote position that will be based in Kansas City and pay $76,000 annually.
Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and at least 2 years of related experience.
7. Pizza Hut – Restaurant Area Manager
Pizza Hut is looking for a Restaurant Area Manager for the Kansas City region. The full-time role is based in nearby Gladstone and pays between $75,000 and $90,000 annually.
Applicants should have a driving license and (preferably) 5 years restaurant management experience and 3 years experience managing multiple units.
8. DRG Food LLC – Restaurant Maintenance Technician
DRG Food is hiring a full time Restaurant Maintenance Technician for the KC area. Full-time work pays up to $85,000 a year.
Qualified applicants must have a driver’s license, EPA certification, HVAC certification, and EPA refrigeration certification.
9. Car Guys Inc – Automotive Technician
Car Guys has multiple full-time openings for auto mechanics. These positions pay $55 an hour, plus a login bonus.
Interested candidates must have manufacturer certification, any required state or local certifications, and ASE certifications.
10. Blue Jeans Golf – Managing Partner
Finally, Blue Jeans Golf is looking for a Managing Partner. The full-time role pays between $70,000 and $100,000 annually.
Applicants must have relevant experience.