Local business executives consistently cite McPherson County’s workforce as one of our strongest assets. In addition to our local brain trusts in plastics, energy, manufacturing and life sciences, we draw workers from a population of over 500,000 within easy commuting distance.
The Expertise You Need
Our workforce is particularly specialized in four industries—shown by these strong workforce indicators.
number of companies
PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING jobs
500,000+ people within 60 miles
– an easy and fast commute
= Educated Workforce
College and University Campuses within 60 minutes
High School Diploma
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
ACT Work Ready certificates than any county in Kansas
Extensive training options for industrial businesses
As part of the Hutchinson Community College (HCC) service area, McPherson County has a great breadth of training available for industrial businesses. HCC is the lead institution in the state of Kansas for the Manufacturing Skills Certificate, and they offer credit, non-credit and custom training to address your workforce needs.