Companies around the world share a common challenge – the need for qualified talent. Without the right people at the right time, business comes to a halt.

Montgomery County has been innovative in the collaboration between educational institutions and employers to build a pipeline of entreprenurial, educated, and trained workers to fill local employers needs.

Although we are rural, Montgomery County is a major employment hub for the Southeast Kansas region. You will find a large employment pool in our laborshed with 382,186 workers within a one-hour commute.

Montgomery County's median wage is $14.74 or $30,666.  Additional information on our labor pool and wages is available here.

Southeast KansasWorks is a valued MCAC partner and plays a vital role by providing numerous free services to employers and employees.



60 Mile Commute Data

From the United States Census Bureau Work Area Profile Analysis (2015)