Sample Salaries

The table below provides sample salaries by occupation found in Manhattan, KS compared to other competitor cities.
(Survey Mean: 1-year Experience  

Source: Economic Research Institute, Third Quarter 2018.

Manufacturing

Competitor Cities Welder (MIG) CNC Op
Manhattan, KS $17.35 $14.53
Colombia, MO $17.90 $15.08
Des Moines/Ames, IA $18.83 $15.90
Omaha, NE $18.79 $15.84
Sioux Falls, SD $17.56 $14.59
Denver, CO $20.67 $17.34
Kansas City, MO $19.95 $17.45
Chicago, IL $21.12 $17.55
Philadelphia, PA $21.40 $17.89

Computer

Competitor Cities Computer Technical Support Specialist CSR
Manhattan, KS $19.08 $10.52
Colombia, MO $19.23 $10.83
Des Moines/Ames, IA $20.87 $11.87
Omaha, NE $21.24 $11.42
Sioux Falls, SD $18.95 $10.63
Denver, CO $24.13 $12.97
Kansas City, MO $21.82 $11.96
Chicago, IL $23.96 $13.42
Philadelphia, PA $23.67 $12.80

Warehouse

Competitor Cities Warehouse Workers Inventory Control Planner
Manhattan, KS $10.43 $17.21
Colombia, MO $10.67 $17.75
Des Moines/Ames, IA $11.64 $19.33
Omaha, NE $11.45 $18.79
Sioux Falls, SD $10.83 $17.33
Denver, CO $12.42 $21.24
Kansas City, MO $11.84 $19.59
Chicago, IL $13.04 $21.69
Philadelphia, PA $12.64 $20.96

Animal Care

Competitor Cities Animal Health Scientist Animal Lab Tech
Manhattan, KS $21.73 $17.53
Colombia, MO $21.58 $17.87
Des Moines/Ames, IA $24.44 $19.47
Omaha, NE $22.89 $19.40
Sioux Falls, SD $21.80 $17.61
Denver, CO $24.96 $20.97
Kansas City, MO $23.41 $19.11
Chicago, IL $25.92 $21.35
Philadelphia, PA $25.62 $20.81