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

Fort Collins, Colorado Metro Area

MSA: Fort Collins, CO
county: Larimer
Population (2016 estimate): 340,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 2.1%
NFP Employment (2016): 161,000
Average Earnings (2016): $44,940

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 5,690 38.0 0.8 $100,030
Business and Financial Operations 7,930 52.9 1.0 $62,780
IT and Mathematical 5,050 33.7 1.1 $85,130
Architecture and Engineering 4,350 29.0 1.6 $82,440
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 2,880 19.2 2.3 $63,160
Community and Social Services 1,910 12.7 0.9 $45,670
Legal and Judicial 550 3.6 0.5 $79,790
Education, Training, and Library 10,420 69.6 1.1 $43,920
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 2,060 13.8 1.0 $37,770
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 9,120 60.9 1.0 $65,220
Healthcare Support 3,650 24.4 0.9 $30,360
Protective Services 2,720 18.2 0.8 $37,780
Food Preparation and Serving Related 17,160 114.5 1.2 $20,920
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 4,980 33.2 1.1 $27,050
Personal Care and Services 4,670 31.2 1.0 $23,440
Sales and Related 17,700 118.1 1.1 $26,170
Office and Administrative Support 21,370 142.6 0.9 $34,190
Construction and Extraction 7,880 52.6 1.3 $42,600
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 5,940 39.6 1.0 $44,780
Production 6,990 46.6 0.7 $36,610
Transportation and Material Moving 6,520 43.5 0.6 $30,450

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