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Greeley Employment

Employment and Industries in the Greeley, Colorado Area

Agriculture, renewable energy, food processing, business services, oil and gas extraction and manufacturing are major factors for the Greeley region's economy. Healthcare, education and construction are also significant economic factors.

A list of the largest employers in Greeley is provided below:

  • North Colorado Medical Center
  • City of Greeley
  • State Farm Insurance Companies Zone operations center
  • STARTEK
  • Walmart Supercenter
  • Bonell Good Samaritan Center Long-term healthcare/retirement community
  • Greeley Medical Clinic Health Care
  • United Agri Products
  • RR Donnelley Norwest Inc
  • Semperian
  • Home Depot
  • Aims Community Colleges
  • Hall-Irwin Corp
  • Hensel Phelps Construction Company
  • University of Northern Colorado

The largest sectors for employment in Greeley include education, healthcare, construction, accommodation and food services, finance and insurance. About 34% of the jobs are in management, professional and related occupations. About 23% of the workforce is employed in sales and office occupations.

Some of the most popular occupations in Greeley where the jobs are primarily filled by college graduates include registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, teachers, social and human service assistants, medical and health services managers, industrial engineers and civil engineers.

Noteworthy data about Greeley: The cost of living index in 2008 was 95.8. The average in the nation is 100. For the population 25 years and older about 26% have a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2009 the average salary was $31,000.

Greeley companies may obtain assistance from business organizations such as:

The Greeley Tribune.com News offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Greeley.

Jobs in Greeley

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 96050 $45610 $21.93 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12500 $35600 $17.11 14.8
3 Production Occupations 10320 $38190 $18.36 5.85
4 Construction and Extraction Occupations 9880 $44700 $21.49 4.4
5 Sales and Related Occupations 9530 $43600 $20.96 10.15
6 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 8210 $41290 $19.85 6.45
7 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 8140 $22410 $10.77 8.3
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 6570 $47610 $22.89 6.15
9 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 4480 $48740 $23.43 3.8
10 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 3930 $68770 $33.06 5.05
11 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3830 $72870 $35.03 5.75
12 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 3410 $46050 $22.14 1.2
13 Management Occupations 3410 $115710 $55.63 6.05
14 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 3160 $27380 $13.16 3.7
15 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 2770 $20490 $9.85 2.15
16 Retail Salespersons 2760 $35090 $16.87 3.1
17 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2180 $27970 $13.45 4.1
18 Cashiers 2080 $22460 $10.8 2.25
19 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1990 $34720 $16.69 1.6
20 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1850 $86800 $41.73 1.65
21 Customer Service Representatives 1840 $27120 $13.04 1.75
22 Protective Service Occupations 1810 $49690 $23.89 2.25
23 Healthcare Support Occupations 1730 $31380 $15.09 3.05
24 Office Clerks, General 1710 $34310 $16.5 2
25 Construction Laborers 1550 $36310 $17.46 0.8
26 General and Operations Managers 1490 $118740 $57.09 1.4
27 Waiters and Waitresses 1330 $20830 $10.02 1.6
28 Community and Social Service Occupations 1240 $46050 $22.14 1.65
29 Registered Nurses 1220 $67910 $32.65 1.9
30 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1220 $29870 $14.36 1.6
31 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 1200 $28190 $13.55 0.8
32 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 1160 $25280 $12.15 1.6
33 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 1150 $62430 $30.02 0.4
34 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1070 $36620 $17.61 1.1
35 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1060 $28560 $13.73 1.2
36 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 1060 $47240 $22.71 0.2
37 Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 1010 $40240 $19.35 0.1
38 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 970 $69800 $33.56 2.8
39 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 860 $67520 $32.46 0.7
40 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 850 $41240 $19.83 1.7
41 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 810 $66180 $31.82 1
42 Cooks, Restaurant 770 $23730 $11.41 0.75
43 Nursing Assistants 760 $27160 $13.06 1.05
44 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 750 $44940 $21.61 0
45 Accountants and Auditors 740 $73700 $35.43 0.9
46 Electricians 740 $46690 $22.45 0.4
47 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 730 $53560 $25.75 0.3
48 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 720 $40450 $19.45 0.9
49 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 670 $55350 $26.61 1
50 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 670 $37070 $17.82 0.6
51 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 620 $54760 $26.33 1
52 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 610 $57710 $27.75 0.2
53 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 590 $41190 $19.8 0.5
54 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 560 $29650 $14.26 0.6
55 Carpenters 550 $37650 $18.1 0.6
56 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 540 $35910 $17.26 0.6
57 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 520 $69440 $33.38 0.4
58 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 520 $35550 $17.09 0.35
59 Counter and Rental Clerks 510 $35040 $16.85 0.3
60 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 490 $60880 $29.27 0.9
61 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 450 $65890 $31.68 0.45
62 Receptionists and Information Clerks 430 $30810 $14.81 0.7
63 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 420 $40370 $19.41 0.1
64 Machinists 400 $46280 $22.25 0.3
65 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 400 $45490 $21.87 0.2
66 Legal Occupations 400 $75820 $36.45 0.8
67 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 390 $24490 $11.77 0.2
68 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 390 $66790 $32.11 0.6
69 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 380 $21800 $10.48 1
70 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 380 $25070 $12.05 0.3
71 Bartenders 370 $19030 $9.15 0.4
72 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 370 $47820 $22.99 0.3
73 Construction Managers 360 $107110 $51.49 0.2
74 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 360 $27530 $13.24 0.3
75 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 340 $34710 $16.69 0.4
76 Firefighters 330 $46330 $22.28 0.2
77 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 320 $40010 $19.24 0.3
78 Recreation Workers 320 $32930 $15.83 0.3
79 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 310 $49950 $24.02 0.5
80 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 310 $79450 $38.2 0.1
81 Sheet Metal Workers 310 $44120 $21.21 0.1
82 Food Preparation Workers 310 $20790 $9.99 0.6
83 Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 300 $42000 $20.19 0.1
84 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 300 $70130 $33.72 0.3
85 Medical Assistants 300 $30790 $14.8 0.45
86 Tellers 270 $27800 $13.36 0.3
87 Human Resources Specialists 260 $65320 $31.41 0.3
88 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 260 $58810 $28.27 0.35
89 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 260 $20890 $10.04 0.25
90 Roofers 260 $39350 $18.92 0.1
91 Security Guards 260 $24710 $11.88 0.7
92 Computer User Support Specialists 260 $49800 $23.94 0.4
93 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 250 $37460 $18.01 0.2
94 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 250 $66120 $31.79 0.2
95 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 240 $31910 $15.34 0.3
96 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 240 $33170 $15.95 0.1
97 Cost Estimators 230 $63610 $30.58 0.1
98 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 230 $22210 $10.68 0.2
99 Parts Salespersons 230 $36690 $17.64 0.2
100 Bakers 220 $26180 $12.58 0.1
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Jobs More Common Near Greeley Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 45,610 96,050
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,600 12,500
Production Occupations 38,190 10,320
Construction and Extraction Occupations 44,700 9,880
Sales and Related Occupations 43,600 9,530
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 41,290 8,210
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,410 8,140
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 47,610 6,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 48,740 4,480
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 68,770 3,930
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 72,870 3,830
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 46,050 3,410
Management Occupations 115,710 3,410
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 27,380 3,160
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,490 2,770
Retail Salespersons 35,090 2,760
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,970 2,180
Cashiers 22,460 2,080
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,720 1,990
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 86,800 1,850
Customer Service Representatives 27,120 1,840
Protective Service Occupations 49,690 1,810
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,380 1,730
Office Clerks, General 34,310 1,710
Construction Laborers 36,310 1,550
General and Operations Managers 118,740 1,490
Waiters and Waitresses 20,830 1,330
Community and Social Service Occupations 46,050 1,240
Registered Nurses 67,910 1,220
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,870 1,220
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 28,190 1,200
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,280 1,160
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 62,430 1,150
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,620 1,070
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 28,560 1,060
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47,240 1,060
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 40,240 1,010
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 69,800 970
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 67,520 860
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41,240 850
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 66,180 810
Cooks, Restaurant 23,730 770
Nursing Assistants 27,160 760
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 44,940 750
Accountants and Auditors 73,700 740
Electricians 46,690 740
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 53,560 730
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,450 720
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 55,350 670
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 37,070 670

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Greeley, Colorado Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 45,610 96,050
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 35,600 12,500
Production Occupations 38,190 10,320
Construction and Extraction Occupations 44,700 9,880
Sales and Related Occupations 43,600 9,530
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 41,290 8,210
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 47,610 6,570
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 48,740 4,480
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 68,770 3,930
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 72,870 3,830
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 46,050 3,410
Management Occupations 115,710 3,410
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 27,380 3,160
Retail Salespersons 35,090 2,760
Personal Care and Service Occupations 27,970 2,180
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 34,720 1,990
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 86,800 1,850
Customer Service Representatives 27,120 1,840
Protective Service Occupations 49,690 1,810
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,380 1,730
Office Clerks, General 34,310 1,710
Construction Laborers 36,310 1,550
General and Operations Managers 118,740 1,490
Community and Social Service Occupations 46,050 1,240
Registered Nurses 67,910 1,220
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 29,870 1,220
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 28,190 1,200
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,280 1,160
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 62,430 1,150
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,620 1,070
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 28,560 1,060
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 47,240 1,060
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas 40,240 1,010
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 69,800 970
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 67,520 860
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 41,240 850
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 66,180 810
Nursing Assistants 27,160 760
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 44,940 750
Accountants and Auditors 73,700 740
Electricians 46,690 740
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 53,560 730
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 40,450 720
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 55,350 670
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 37,070 670
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 54,760 620
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 57,710 610
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 41,190 590
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 29,650 560
Carpenters 37,650 550

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