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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Boulder, Colorado Metro Area

MSA: Boulder, CO
county: Boulder
Population (2016 estimate): 322,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 2.3%
NFP Employment (2016): 185,000
Average Earnings (2016): $51,620

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 9,210 52.3 1.0 $122,250
Business and Financial Operations 12,520 71.0 1.4 $71,240
IT and Mathematical 12,860 73.0 2.5 $91,260
Architecture and Engineering 7,430 42.1 2.4 $89,650
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 6,320 35.9 4.4 $78,700
Community and Social Services 2,210 12.5 0.9 $47,600
Legal and Judicial 1,290 7.3 1.0 $71,410
Education, Training, and Library 11,660 66.1 1.1 $54,920
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 4,170 23.6 1.7 $49,940
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,130 51.8 0.9 $72,100
Healthcare Support 3,430 19.5 0.7 $32,750
Protective Services 2,120 12.0 0.5 $52,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related 18,280 103.7 1.1 $22,690
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,540 25.8 0.8 $27,460
Personal Care and Services 5,490 31.2 1.0 $27,990
Sales and Related 18,200 103.2 1.0 $36,630
Office and Administrative Support 23,060 130.9 0.8 $37,180
Construction and Extraction 4,330 24.6 0.6 $43,400
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 4,470 25.4 0.7 $45,940
Production 8,980 51.0 0.8 $34,550
Transportation and Material Moving 6,150 34.9 0.5 $31,280

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