Kansas Labor Force Estimates
May 2006 (Preliminary)

Unemployment

Area Civilian  Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Wichita-Winfield Combined Area 323,690 309,350 14,340 4.4
Cowley County 17,749 16,993 756 4.3
         
Table 2
Active Applicants and Unfilled Openings
Call Center Related Occupations
Winfield/Arkansas City Area
June 28, 2006 *
SOC Keyword Matching Active Unfilled Hourly
Occupational Title Occupational Title Area Applicants Openings Ave Wage
Telemarketer Call Center Agent/Oper./Rep. Winfield/Ark City Area 4 10  $    4.25
Receptionist and Information Clerk Call Center Agent/Oper./Rep. Winfield/Ark City Area 70 23  $    7.96
Manager, All Other Call Center Manager/Supv. Winfield/Ark City Area 90 28  $   12.34
Computer Support Specialist Call Center Manager/Supv. Winfield/Ark City Area 68 13  $    8.90
Note: Burden is located within 15 miles of Southwestern College in Winfield and 25 miles of Cowley Co. Community College
in Arkansas City.   Both colleges offer a surplus of students capable of fulfilling call center jobs.    
* Data are reflective of active applicants and unfilled job openings in the last 30 days
  Source:  Kansas Job Link
Kansas Department of Labor
Labor Market Information Services
June 2006