Colorado Springs Jobs

  • Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Colorado Springs, CO

    Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way. Our...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
  • Clinical Psychologist

    U.S. Air Force - Colorado Springs, CO

    Clinical Psychologist U.S. Air Force Position Summary If you're ready to take your practice to a bigger stage, consider becoming a Clinical Psychologist for the U.S. Air Force.

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
  • Clinical Social Worker

    U.S. Air Force - Colorado Springs, CO

    Clinical Social Worker U.S. Air Force Position Summary This isn't your average social work job. As a U.S. Air Force Clinical Social Worker, you'll have the important...

    from U.S. Air Force - 1 day ago
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

The City of Colorado Springs is the second most populous city in the State of Colorado and the 48th most populous city in the United States. The city is the county seat of El Paso County. Colorado Springs is located just east of the geographic center of the state and 63 miles south of Denver, the state's capital city. At an elevation of 6,035 feet , Colorado Springs is well over one mile above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher. The city is situated near the base of one of the most famous American mountains, Pikes Peak, at the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains.

Colorado Springs Economy

Colorado Springs' economy is driven primarily by the military, the high-tech industry, and tourism, in that order. While the main force behind the city's economy is the military, the city is not completely dependent on it. The city is currently experiencing some growth mainly in the service sectors and has been identified as one of the nation's top ten fastest growing economies. On January 17, 2007, Steve Fehl, an Analyst at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center announced that many of the better jobs being created in Colorado Springs are for service positions in the upscale insurance, support, and financial call centers. These large businesses find the quality and quantity of available college educated workers an incentive to locate to the city. Mr. Fehl also believes Colorado Springs still remains a difficult market for job seekers outside the defense sector. With future growth in the defense sector expected when the approved funding is released to defense contractors, creating employment...more

Colorado Springs Careers

Among the most common occupations in Colorado Springs are Management, professional, and related occupations, 36%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Colorado Springs, Colorado work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Colorado Springs Industries

The leading industries in Colorado Springs, Colorado are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 17%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Colorado Springs job listings indicate that the following industries in Colorado Springs are hiring the most workers:

Colorado Springs Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Colorado Springs, Colorado is $37,096, and the median income of households in Colorado Springs was $47,854.
 

Average Salaries in Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Springs, CO

$37,000
 

According to our Colorado Springs Trends data, the number of Colorado Springs, Colorado jobs has not changed since September 2013.
Colorado Springs job trends

Colorado Springs Employment Statistics

Population of Colorado Springs
Total population 376,985
Male 49.10%
Female 50.90%
Median age 34.0
  
Colorado Springs Housing
Owner-occupied homes 61.4%
Median cost of a home $190,300
Median mortgage payment $964
Renter-occupied homes 38.6%
Vacant housing 7.7%
Median monthly rent $716
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,600
Median for all male full-time $42,765
Median for all female full-time $31,426
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 22%
Graduate degree 13%
  
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 83%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 3%
Other 7%
  
Colorado Springs Commute
Carpool 10.7%
Public transportation 1.1%
Average travel time 21 minutes