Grand Junction Jobs

  • Journeyman Electrician

    EC Electric - Grand Junction, CO

    Journeyman electricians for foreman, lead and general electrician positions at commercial and industrial construction projects in Grand Junction and throughout western Colorado.

    from EC Electric, Inc. - 23 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Grand Junction, CO

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • New CDL Class-A Driver Classes Starting Weekly - 866-764-1405

    Swift Transportation - Grand Junction, CO

    Earn Your CDL Class A License and Get On The Road to a Successful Truck Driving Career! Paid While Training With Mentor and No Money Down or Credit Check Jumpstart your trucking...

    from Swift Transportation - 1 day ago
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Grand Junction, Colorado

The City of Grand Junction is a home rule municipality located in Mesa County, Colorado, USA. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 45,299. Grand Junction is the 15th most populous city in the State of Colorado and the most populous city on the Colorado Western Slope, unofficially serving as the capital of the region. It is the principal city of the Grand Junction Metropolitan Statistical Area which had a population of 139,137 in 2007. It is the county seat of Mesa County . The local television stations serve as a major media source for the region, in the way that those in Denver do for the Denver Metropolitan Area. The city is located along the north side of the Colorado River, where it receives the Gunnison River from south. The name "Grand" refers to the historical name of the upper Colorado River used by locals in the late 19th and early 20th centuries which was renamed in 1921 and the word 'junction' is from the joining of the Colorado and...more

Grand Junction Careers

Among the most common occupations in Grand Junction are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Grand Junction, Colorado work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 8 percent are self-employed.

Grand Junction Industries

The leading industries in Grand Junction, Colorado are Educational, health and social services, 21%; Retail trade, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 11%. Simply Hired's Grand Junction job listings indicate that the following industries in Grand Junction are hiring the most workers:

Grand Junction Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Grand Junction, Colorado is $27,244, and the median income of households in Grand Junction was $33,152.

Average Salaries in Grand Junction, CO

Grand Junction, CO


According to our Grand Junction Trends data, the number of Grand Junction, Colorado jobs has increased by 11% since October 2013.
Grand Junction job trends

Grand Junction Employment Statistics

Population of Grand Junction
Total population 41,986
Male 48.74%
Female 51.26%
Median age 38.8
Grand Junction Housing
Owner-occupied homes 62.6%
Median cost of a home $121,500
Median mortgage payment $664
Renter-occupied homes 37.4%
Vacant housing 4.9%
Median monthly rent $496
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,685
Median for all female full-time $22,804
Household Income
Less than $10,000 12%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 18%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 27%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 26%
Currently married 52%
Separated 1%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 13%
White 94%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%
Other 5%
Grand Junction Commute
Carpool 11.9%
Public transportation 0.9%
Average travel time 15 minutes