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6 Entry Level Jobs That Pay $60,000+ a Year in Kansas City

Evan Crosby

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Kansas City, Mo. - If you are like a lot of Kansas Citians, then your paycheck isn't likely keeping up with inflation.

Fortunately, there are a number of companies in the Kansas City area that pay well -- even for entry level jobs.

For example, these six entry level jobs all pay above $60,000 a year, in addition to offering good employee benefits and long-term career growth.

1. Journeyman Electrician - $80,000 to $120,000 a Year

Mister Sparky of Mid America is hiring a full-time journeyman electrician that pays up to $120,000 a year.

In addition to good pay and benefits, like health insurance and a 401(k) plan, this position can lead to a lucrative career as an electrician.

2. Warehouse Order Selector - Up to $89,000 a Year

Sysco in nearby Olathe, is hiring a full-time warehouse order selector that pays up to $89,000 a year.

This entry level position even comes with on-the-job training, so no previous warehouse experience is necessary.

3. Train Conductor - $37.72 an Hour

Canadian Pacific is hiring a full-time train conductor for its conductor training class. Therefore, no experience is necessary.

The pay is $37.72 an hour, which is the equivalent to around $75,000 a year.

4. Automotive Technician/Mechanic - $40,000 to $90,000 a Year

Anderson Automotive in neighboring Olathe is hiring to fill multiple automotive technician/mechanic roles. These full-time jobs pay up to $90,000 a year.

While the job posting says that they prefer two years of experience, the ad also says they are looking for entry level candidates.

5. Trainee Sales Consultant - $30 an Hour

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits is hiring an entry level sales consultant trainee in Kansas City.

The job pays $30 an hour, which is the equivalent to $60,000 a year, and comes with benefits like health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.

6. Field Claims Representative - $53,500 to $75,000 a Year

The Cincinnati Insurance Companies is hiring entry level field claims representatives for its claims department in Kansas City.

These positions pay up to $75,000, and come with a hybrid work environment. Benefits include the ability to work from home, 401(k), and stock options.

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