Buena Vista Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Buena Vista, CO

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 2 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Buena Vista, CO

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 14 days ago
  • Experienced Class-A CDL Drivers Wanted - 888-489-7910

    Swift Transportation Co - Buena Vista, CO

    Experienced Drivers Wanted! With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best truck...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 25 days ago
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Buena Vista, Colorado

Buena Vista is a town in Chaffee County, Colorado at an altitude of 7,965 feet. The population was 2,195 at the 2000 census. Buena Vista is located in central Colorado roughly midway between Salida and Leadville in the Upper Arkansas River Valley. The area between Buena Vista and Salida is often referred to as the "Banana Belt," due to its relatively mild winters. The town lies at the base of the 14,000+ peaks of the Collegiate Peaks, Mt. Princeton, Mt. Yale, Mt. Columbia, and Mt. Harvard, of the Sawatch Range. In summer, Buena Vista is a popular access point for world-class whitewater rafting, kayaking, and fly fishing on the Arkansas River, and mountain climbing and backpacking on local 14ers and the Colorado Trail. Sizable elk and deer herds attract hunters in the winter months, and bighorn sheep, mountain goats, and antelope are also indigenous to the area. Buena Vista incorporated in 1879 and grew as a railroad town serving the local silver, gold, and lead mining industry, with...more

Buena Vista Careers

Among the most common occupations in Buena Vista are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 24%. Approximately 58 percent of workers in Buena Vista, Colorado work for companies, 24 percent work for the government and 12 percent are self-employed.

Buena Vista Industries

The leading industries in Buena Vista, Colorado are Public administration, 17%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 15%; and Educational, health and social services, 14%. Simply Hired's Buena Vista job listings indicate that the following industries in Buena Vista are hiring the most workers:

Buena Vista Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Buena Vista, Colorado is $29,164, and the median income of households in Buena Vista was $34,800.

Average Salaries in Buena Vista, CO

Buena Vista, CO


According to our Buena Vista Trends data, the number of Buena Vista, Colorado jobs has increased by 98% since September 2013.
Buena Vista job trends

Buena Vista Employment Statistics

Population of Buena Vista
Total population 2,195
Male 48.02%
Female 51.98%
Median age 42.2
Buena Vista Housing
Owner-occupied homes 66.0%
Median cost of a home $119,500
Median mortgage payment $667
Renter-occupied homes 34.0%
Vacant housing 13.0%
Median monthly rent $594
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $32,841
Median for all female full-time $25,486
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 21%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 28%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 6%
Marital Status
Never married 20%
Currently married 60%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 11%
White 98%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Buena Vista Commute
Carpool 8.6%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 14 minutes