The composition of Kansas wholesale jobs can be divided into eight main categories, with seven being for specific subsectors and the eighth is a consolidation of all other subsectors. The two largest of these for 2016 wholesale were machinery and supply and markets, agents, and brokers. These two categories each employed 17 percent of total wholesale jobs in Kansas for 2016
The next two largest categories were farm-raw materials wholesale with 10 percent, grocery and related product wholesale with 9 percent. The last three categories were miscellaneous non-durable goods, machinery and supply, and motor vehicle and parts; each with six percent of total statewide wholesale jobs.