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

Colorado Springs, Colorado Metro Area

MSA: Colorado Springs, CO
counties: El Paso, Teller
Population (2016 estimate): 712,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 279,000
Average Earnings (2016): $42,630

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 10,970 40.8 0.8 $100,280
Business and Financial Operations 17,170 63.8 1.2 $69,220
IT and Mathematical 14,430 53.6 1.8 $91,090
Architecture and Engineering 7,280 27.1 1.5 $74,370
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 1,710 6.4 0.8 $64,820
Community and Social Services 4,680 17.4 1.2 $45,180
Legal and Judicial 1,340 5.0 0.7 $65,520
Education, Training, and Library 18,350 68.2 1.1 $41,890
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 4,340 16.1 1.2 $43,240
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 15,840 58.9 1.0 $64,070
Healthcare Support 7,190 26.7 0.9 $29,450
Protective Services 6,120 22.8 0.9 $39,440
Food Preparation and Serving Related 27,950 103.9 1.1 $19,730
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 9,380 34.8 1.1 $23,510
Personal Care and Services 8,930 33.2 1.0 $22,860
Sales and Related 31,790 118.1 1.1 $28,520
Office and Administrative Support 39,760 147.8 0.9 $33,940
Construction and Extraction 11,840 44.0 1.1 $39,710
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 9,430 35.0 0.9 $43,840
Production 8,580 31.9 0.5 $32,150
Transportation and Material Moving 11,560 43.0 0.6 $28,420

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