In Kalmar County, you have time to combine a career with an enjoyable living and have time for quality of life.
Here is time for career! The county's labor market is a mix of new and old. Everything from IT and design to traditional industry and food. There are many exciting jobs in both private and public activities.
Several large companies have their base here. Some are world leaders in their market, such as the manufacturing companies Xylem and Kährs. Together with Scania, Södra, Samhall, Lernia, OKG, SAFT, KLS Ugglarps and Metallfabriken Ljunghäll, they constitute the county's ten largest private employers.
Otherwise, small and medium-sized companies dominate. Almost all 24,000 companies in the county have less than 50 employees. These companies account for a little more than half of the jobs. Industry and trade account for two thirds of business turnover.