Employment Stats

Behind every successful company is its workforce. And in Metro Denver, you'll find just the highly educated, productive, and active workforce to drive your company's growth.

For those who prefer "and" over "or."

Behind every successful company are the people who make that success possible. In Metro Denver, you'll find just a perfect mix of highly educated, hard-working and dedicated talent to drive your company's growth. That’s because Metro Denver is a magnet for people who refuse to choose between growing their careers and following their passions. Our workers are drawn to career opportunities in industries like aerospace, bioscience and information technology, no doubt. Yet they are also willing to roll up their sleeves and get off the beaten path to establish the kind of life they want to live.

People who live and work in Metro Denver realize that mix of robust career opportunities and our unparalleled lifestyle are pretty hard to find somewhere else.

88% of the workforce pick Metro Denver for Work/Life balance

(Plus, it doesn’t hurt that Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Spring consistently rank among the best places to live in the United States.)

Ask companies who’ve recently relocated from a coast and they’ll tell you that the cost of living in Metro Denver is comparatively easier on the wallet than in other major cities. And when you pair that with a balanced lifestyle and community that welcomes you with open arms, recruiting (and retaining) the best and brightest isn’t all that difficult.

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