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

Grand Junction, Colorado Metro Area

MSA: Grand Junction, CO
county: Mesa
Population (2016 estimate): 150,000
Unemployment Rate (June 2016): 3.6%
NFP Employment (2016): 61,000
Average Earnings (2016): $38,630

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 1,970 33.6 0.7 $85,890
Business and Financial Operations 2,450 41.7 0.8 $58,230
IT and Mathematical 580 9.8 0.3 $69,130
Architecture and Engineering 620 10.6 0.6 $69,110
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 540 9.3 1.1 $62,140
Community and Social Services 1,290 22.0 1.5 $40,400
Legal and Judicial 390 6.6 0.9 $51,010
Education, Training, and Library 3,290 56.0 0.9 $41,990
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 700 12.0 0.9 $30,750
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 4,690 79.9 1.4 $66,320
Healthcare Support 2,020 34.3 1.2 $28,150
Protective Services 1,310 22.4 0.9 $41,820
Food Preparation and Serving Related 6,320 107.6 1.2 $19,530
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 1,660 28.2 0.9 $24,990
Personal Care and Services 1,660 28.2 0.9 $20,670
Sales and Related 7,390 125.8 1.2 $26,480
Office and Administrative Support 9,280 158.1 1.0 $31,120
Construction and Extraction 3,740 63.8 1.6 $42,140
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 2,910 49.5 1.3 $43,370
Production 2,270 38.7 0.6 $32,150
Transportation and Material Moving 3,590 61.2 0.9 $33,810

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