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    Red Hen Systems - Fort Collins, CO

    Red Hen Systems- A solution-based company headquartered in Fort Collins, CO (Greater Denver Area) spanning a variety of verticals, and consistently recognized for its focus on...

    from Red Hen Systems, LLC - 2 days ago
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    Verizon Wireless - Fort Collins, CO

    You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so...

    from Verizon Wireless West - 2 days ago
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    Swift Transportation - Fort Collins, CO

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    from Swift Transportation - 3 days ago
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Fort Collins, Colorado

The City of Fort Collins, a home rule municipality situated on the Cache la Poudre River along the Colorado Front Range, is the county seat and most populous city in Larimer County, Colorado. With roughly 130,000 residents, making it the fifth most populous city in Colorado, Fort Collins is a large college town, home to Colorado State University. It was named MONEY Magazine's Best Place to Live 2006.

Fort Collins Economy

Major industries and commercial activity Fort Collins' economy has been described as well-balanced, with a good mix of manufacturing and service-related businesses. Fort Collins has a strong manufacturing base; it is home to such firms as Hewlett Packard,Teledyne Water Pik, Woodward Governor, and Anheuser-Busch. Many high-tech companies have relocated to Fort Collins because of the resources of Colorado State University and its research facilities. The largest employers of Fort Collins residents at the turn of the century were the following: #Colorado State University #Poudre School District #Hewlett Packard #Eastman Kodak #Celestica #Poudre Valley Hospital #Agilent Technologies #Advanced Energy #Anheuser-Busch #Center Partners in 2006 #LSI Logic Corporation #Woodward Governor #Teledyne Water Pik Since that time, the Celestica factory has shut down and Agilent has cut its workforce by about 350 people. Also, other companies, such as AMD, and Intel have...more

Fort Collins Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fort Collins are Management, professional, and related occupations, 43%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 68 percent of workers in Fort Collins, Colorado work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Fort Collins Industries

The leading industries in Fort Collins, Colorado are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 25%; Retail trade, 12%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 12%. Simply Hired's Fort Collins job listings indicate that the following industries in Fort Collins are hiring the most workers:

Fort Collins Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fort Collins, Colorado is $38,541, and the median income of households in Fort Collins was $44,261.

Average Salaries in Fort Collins, CO

Fort Collins, CO


According to our Fort Collins Trends data, the number of Fort Collins, Colorado jobs has decreased by 2% since October 2013.
Fort Collins job trends

Fort Collins Employment Statistics

Population of Fort Collins
Total population 122,297
Male 51.11%
Female 48.89%
Median age 28.5
Fort Collins Housing
Owner-occupied homes 55.8%
Median cost of a home $229,700
Median mortgage payment $1,046
Renter-occupied homes 44.2%
Vacant housing 8.1%
Median monthly rent $784
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,672
Median for all male full-time $45,451
Median for all female full-time $31,631
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 11%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 2%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 3%
High school graduate 15%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 32%
Graduate degree 20%
Marital Status
Never married 41%
Currently married 45%
Separated 2%
Widowed 4%
Divorced 9%
White 93%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 3%
Other 3%
Fort Collins Commute
Carpool 9.3%
Public transportation 1.3%
Average travel time 19 minutes