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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Pueblo, Grand Junction and Greeley
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver, Colorado Springs and Boulder
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Boulder, Denver and Colorado Springs

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More Colorado Food Preparation Workers Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Lakewood
Masters
7,738
Glenwood Springs
Bachelors
5,806
Denver
N/A
4,693
Denver
Masters
1,278
Denver
Bachelors
811
Boulder
N/A
698

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Colorado. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Food Preparation Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Food Preparation Workers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Pueblo180 $24,700
Boulder920 $25,200
Colorado Springs970 $24,090
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood6130 $25,630
Fort Collins700 $23,490
Grand Junction270 $24,270
Greeley380 $21,700

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