Three Colorado cities make HOT JOB seeker list for 2017
San Francisco based NerdWallet released a new employment trend report for the nations top 100 cities and once again Denver ranked high on the list. Coming in at #2, Denver is second only to Austin, Texas for job seekers in 2017. Two additional Colorado cities made the top 100, Aurora (#17) and Colorado Springs (#42)
Below are the categories NerdWallet report used to compile the list and how the three Colorado cities scored.
- Unemployment Rate (as of October 2016)
- Denver 2.9%
- Aurora 2.9%
- Colorado Springs 3.5%
- Employed population growth (from 2010-2015). This percentage is the labor force currently working compared to the total number of people that are of working age.
- Denver 29.54%
- Aurora 19.03%
- Colorado Springs 11.6%
- Median 2015 annual earning for full time workers
- Denver $47,741.00
- Aurora $40,851.00
- Colorado Springs $44,606.00
According to the Denver Business Journal, Denver is ranked seventh in the country for new private sector jobs added over the past year and fifth for job growth.
For more information on the report please see the Denver Business Journal article.