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Wichita, KS. – As the largest city in Kansas, Wichita serves as a regional hub for culture, media, commerce, and employment. And speaking of employment, the city has a rich history of entrepreneurship, which has resulted in a very diverse economy with several major economic sectors today.
For example, White Castle and Pizza Hut were both founded in Wichita. Additionally, the city is often referred to as the “Air Capital of the World,” due to the large number of aircraft manufacturing companies in the area. Other major industries include healthcare, construction, retail, business services, and transportation.
Many companies in these growing industries are hiring to fill jobs that pay more than $30 an hour.
1. Fluent Solar – Solar Roof Installer
Fluent Solar is hiring more solar roof installers for the Wichita area. These full-time positions pay between $65,000 and $85,000 annually.
Applicants should have 1 year roof construction experience.
2. DeWitt & Associates, Inc – Construction Appraiser
DeWitt & Associates is looking for a full-time Construction Appraiser. The job pays a salary of $70,000 to $110,000 a year.
Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and 5 years of construction estimating experience.
3. UWC Transportation, LLC – Trucking Supervisor
UWC Transportation has an opening for a Trucking Supervisor. The full-time role pays between $60,000 and $65,000 annually.
Applicants must have a Class A CDL license.
4. IMA Financial Group, Inc – HR Business Partner
IMA Financial Group is looking for a full-time HR business partner. The job likely pays between $72,000 and $92,000 annually, according to Indeed’s salary estimate for this position in Wichita.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree, experience with MS Office and 4 to 7 years of related experience.
5. Smoothie King – Area Manager
Smoothie King is hiring to fill multiple area manager positions. These full-time management jobs pay up to $75,000 a year.
Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience as a supervisor, group leader or general manager.
6. Club Car Wash – Operations Manager
Club Car Wash has an opening for a full time Operations Manager. The position comes with a salary of $65,000 per year.
7. Empire National Inc – OTR CDL Class A (owner operator)
Empire National is looking for several owner-operator truckers from Kansas. These are OTR driving jobs that require a Class A CDL license.
Independent owner operators can potentially make $7,000 to $12,000 a week!
8. Kansas Truck Driving School – CDL Truck Driver Instructor
Another opportunity for experienced truckers. Kansas Truck Driving School is looking for a local CDL Truck Driving Instructor. The full-time job pays a salary of $66,520 a year.
Qualified applicants should have a CDL Class A license and 2 years of truck driving experience.
9. ResCare Community Living – Registered Nurse
ResCare Community Living are hiring a full time RN to join their team. This nursing job pays between $30 and $35 an hour.
Applicants must have RN license, 1 year of nursing experience, BLS certification and a valid driver’s license as some travel may be required.
10. Wichita Furniture, Inc – Home Furniture Sales Consultant
Wichita Furniture has multiple openings for home furnishings sales consultants. These full-time sales jobs can potentially pay over $100,000 a year.
Applicants must be high school graduates and have excellent communication and negotiation skills.