Denver Jobs

  • Military Police - Police Officer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Denver, CO

    Looking for a law enforcement career? The Army National Guard is looking for dedicated team members to serve their community, state, and nation as Military Police (MPs). MPs...

    from Army National Guard - 9 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver - 12 Western States 1-866-429-4526

    Swift Transportation Co - Denver, CO

    CDL-A TRUCK DRIVER a€" WESTERN COMFORT ZONEA a€"A THE BEST CHOOSE SWIFT Drivers of the West, Stay West All the Comforts of Home in your Comfort Zone ►►We are looking for...

    from Swift Transportation Co., Inc - 2 hours ago
  • Truck Driver II SSC (2014-16066)

    Mohawk Industries - Denver, CO

    Overview: Dal-Tile Corporation, a 2 billion dollar division of Mohawk Industries, offers its residential and commercial customers the industry's broadest array of products. We...

    from Mohawk Industries - 6 hours ago
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Denver, Colorado

The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Southern Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 15 miles east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed The Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile above sea level. The United States Census Bureau estimates that, in 2006, the population of the City and County of Denver was 566,974, making it the 27th most populous U.S. city. The Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated 2006 population of 2,408,750 and ranked as the 21st most populous U.S. metropolitan statistical area, and the larger Denver-Aurora-Boulder Combined Statistical Area had an estimated 2006 population of 2,927,911 and ranked as the 17th...more

Denver Economy

Denver's economy is based partially on its geographic position and its connection to some of the major transportation systems of the country. Because Denver is the largest city within 600 miles, it has become a natural location for storage and distribution of goods and services to the Mountain States. Denver is also approximately halfway between the large cities of the Midwest like Chicago and Detroit and the cities of the West Coast, another benefit for distribution. Over the years, the city has been home to some large corporations in the central United States, making Denver a key trade point for the country. Geography also allows Denver to have a considerable government presence, with many federal agencies based or having offices in the Denver area. In fact, the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area has more federal workers than any other metropolitan area except for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Along with the plethora of federal agencies come many companies based on US defense...more

Denver Careers

Among the most common occupations in Denver are Management, professional, and related occupations, 37%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Denver, Colorado work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Denver Industries

The leading industries in Denver, Colorado are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 16%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's Denver job listings indicate that the following industries in Denver are hiring the most workers:

Denver Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Denver, Colorado is $37,996, and the median income of households in Denver was $42,370.
 

Average Salaries in Denver, CO

Denver, CO

$38,000
 

According to our Denver Trends data, the number of Denver, Colorado jobs has increased by 13% since April 2013.
Denver job trends

Denver Employment Statistics

Population of Denver
Total population 545,198
Male 50.66%
Female 49.34%
Median age 34.3
  
Denver Housing
Owner-occupied homes 54.7%
Median cost of a home $231,900
Median mortgage payment $1,065
Renter-occupied homes 45.3%
Vacant housing 10.0%
Median monthly rent $704
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $29,976
Median for all male full-time $40,358
Median for all female full-time $35,635
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 3%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 20%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 24%
Graduate degree 15%
  
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 44%
Separated 2%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 13%
  
Race
White 74%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 3%
Other 13%
  
Denver Commute
Carpool 10.6%
Public transportation 6.0%
Average travel time 23 minutes