Metro Denver Aerospace Industry

With the nation’s second-largest aerospace economy, Colorado is a premier location for companies and talent that seek both a leading aerospace-community and an unrivaled quality of life.


2020 Colorado Aerospace Employment Snapshot

Direct Employment 33,460
Companies 290
Five-Year Employment Growth (2015-2020) 30.1% (18.4%)
One-Year Employment Growth (2020) 10.0% (3.7%)
Direct Employment Concentration (2020) 1.1% (0.2%)
Average Wage $142,990
Employment Concentration Ranking (Among 50 largest metros) 1

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