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Colorado State is a great place for job seekers looking to take advantage of its robust economy. With an impressive job growth rate of 42.24%, far exceeding the national figure of 30.54%, there are plenty of opportunities for employment in Colorado. Additionally, the unemployment rate in Colorado is only 2.3% compared to 4.1% nationally, which indicates that there is a strong labor market in the state with many people finding work quickly and easily. This solid job market makes Colorado an attractive option for those looking to find new employment or progress their career.

The unemployment rate in Colorado is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Colorado has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 3.0% over the past year.
- The average salary in Colorado is $80,184.
- The median home cost in Colorado is $527,200


- Best paying jobs in Colorado? Computer, Math ($91,332)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($16,167)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($83,147)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($21,107)
- Average Income of Residents in Colorado ($42,807) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Colorado (6.5) is higher than USA (6)


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 Colorado. 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 Colorado, Colorado that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONColorado, ColoradoUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONColorado, ColoradoUnited States
  Business, Financial$69,523$68,299
  Computer, Math$91,332$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$88,464$86,023
  Social Service$44,756$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$42,969$43,591
  Health Practitioners$73,320$75,327
  Health Technicians$42,690$41,524
  Healthcare Support$27,303$25,441
  Fire Fighters$39,969$35,516
  Law Enforcement$69,103$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$18,132$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$25,114$23,378
  Personal Care$16,167$15,351
  Sales, Related$40,224$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$36,805$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$26,966$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$44,028$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$51,448$48,436
  Material Moving$26,081$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYColorado, ColoradoUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$33,492$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$83,147$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$56,269$51,301
  Retail Trade$28,946$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$46,843$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$69,156$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$55,028$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$77,998$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$81,651$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$33,903$30,687
  Educational Services$43,637$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$43,730$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$25,494$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$21,107$18,154
  Other Services$32,978$29,481
  Public Administration$65,872$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Colorado    79 Reviews
Think Twice Please - 10/5/2020
I've lived here since 1996 [when I was 9] and have to say it used to be a five-star state. Great views, fairly average cost of living.110.0 in Denver 12 years ago on... Read More

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Colorado is Awedome - 8/8/2019
I’m from Oklahoma and I absolutely love Colorado!!!! I plan on moving around the Castle Rock or Monument area once I retire from the military. Housing is expensive in... Read More

Outsiders ruined this state for me (A NATIVE) - 5/31/2019
I am a colorado native. I was born here and have lived here 24 years. I used to love it here, 10 years ago i would have given it 4 stars, But ever since it was THE FIRST... Read More

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