Jefferson County, CO Jobs


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The job market in Jefferson County, CO is booming as evidenced by the projected job growth of 40.64%, far higher than the US average of 30.54%. The local unemployment rate is also much lower than the national average at 2.0%, indicating that there are plenty of well-paid job opportunities available. With these impressive figures, Jefferson County looks to be an excellent place to find employment now and in the future.

The unemployment rate in Jefferson County is 6.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Jefferson County has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 2.8% over the past year.
- The average salary in Jefferson County is $93,933.
- The median home cost in Jefferson County is $601,000

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Jefferson? Legal ($103,651)
- Worst paying jobs? Food Prep, Serving ($17,471)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Management of Companies and Enterprises ($106,838)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($21,367)
- Average Income of Residents in Jefferson ($49,213) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Jefferson (6.3) is higher than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Jefferson. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Jefferson, Colorado that match your qualifications.

     JobsJefferson, ColoradoUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationJefferson, ColoradoUnited States
  Business, Financial$72,418$68,299
  Computer, Math$90,305$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$91,827$86,023
  Social Service$47,895$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$44,170$43,591
  Health Practitioners$74,938$75,327
  Health Technicians$41,506$41,524
  Healthcare Support$26,774$25,441
  Fire Fighters$49,663$35,516
  Law Enforcement$83,186$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$17,471$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$25,783$23,378
  Personal Care$18,078$15,351
  Sales, Related$44,338$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$39,571$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$31,572$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$51,668$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$56,748$48,436
  Material Moving$25,851$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryJefferson, ColoradoUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$35,202$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$105,566$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$64,120$51,301
  Retail Trade$32,178$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$47,877$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$72,068$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$57,062$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$81,342$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$106,838$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$38,418$30,687
  Educational Services$48,991$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$49,573$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$27,270$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$21,367$18,154
  Other Services$36,359$29,481
  Public Administration$77,769$61,644
Unemployment by Year (Years 1990 to 2021)
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