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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations97180$46,980$22.59100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations12550$36,110$17.3614.35
3Construction and Extraction Occupations10750$46,300$22.264.45
4Production Occupations10030$39,570$19.025.7
5Sales and Related Occupations9710$44,050$21.189.9
6Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations8420$23,610$11.358.55
7Transportation and Material Moving Occupations7940$42,750$20.566.55
8Education, Training, and Library Occupations6480$50,630$24.346.05
9Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations4860$50,150$24.113.8
10Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations3910$76,430$36.755.8
11Business and Financial Operations Occupations3890$70,540$33.925.25
12Management Occupations3470$118,290$56.876.15
13Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations3170$28,000$13.463.65
14Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food3110$21,980$10.572.3
15Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers2800$48,820$23.471.2
16Retail Salespersons2640$34,520$16.62.85
17Cashiers2160$23,310$11.212.2
18Office Clerks, General2010$33,640$16.181.9
19Protective Service Occupations1930$51,150$24.592.2
20Personal Care and Service Occupations1910$29,950$14.44.3
21Healthcare Support Occupations1820$32,040$15.43
22Construction Laborers1790$36,260$17.430.8
23Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1710$35,280$16.961.5
24Architecture and Engineering Occupations1570$86,540$41.611.7
25Customer Service Representatives1550$27,710$13.321.75
26General and Operations Managers1440$126,520$60.831.5
27Waiters and Waitresses1410$22,320$10.731.7
28Community and Social Service Occupations1370$46,280$22.251.65
29First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers1290$67,450$32.430.4
30Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1280$25,850$12.431.55
31Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1230$28,930$13.911.3
32Computer and Mathematical Occupations1160$69,710$33.512.9
33Registered Nurses1160$69,560$33.441.95
34Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers1040$29,050$13.960.8
35Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers1030$36,850$17.720.6
36Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1020$30,660$14.741.7
37Roustabouts, Oil and Gas970$38,400$18.460
38Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks940$38,780$18.651.05
39Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators930$49,700$23.890.2
40Cooks, Restaurant840$25,110$12.070.8
41Maintenance and Repair Workers, General840$42,580$20.470.9
42Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining820$45,750$21.990
43Accountants and Auditors810$74,940$36.030.9
44Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products810$65,470$31.480.9
45Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations800$44,790$21.531.8
46Electricians780$49,990$24.030.4
47First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers730$52,190$25.091
48Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic690$34,980$16.820.1
49Nursing Assistants670$28,190$13.551
50Business Operations Specialists, All Other640$67,350$32.380.7
51First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers640$57,080$27.440.95
52Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers640$53,830$25.880.3
53Carpenters610$39,900$19.180.7
54Sales Representatives, Services, All Other600$75,070$36.090.6
55First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers590$35,250$16.950.6
56Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators590$37,280$17.920.35
57Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics580$42,060$20.220.5
58Industrial Machinery Mechanics580$60,080$28.890.2
59Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations540$32,060$15.410.65
60First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers530$72,660$34.930.4
61Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations510$64,810$31.160.8
62Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers500$67,510$32.460.4
63Receptionists and Information Clerks490$29,770$14.310.7
64Counter and Rental Clerks470$38,390$18.460.3
65Medical Assistants450$32,400$15.580.45
66Personal Care Aides440$26,280$12.641.5
67Bartenders420$20,280$9.750.4
68Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers410$44,320$21.310.3
69Construction Managers400$112,250$53.970.3
70First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors390$76,020$36.550
71Legal Occupations390$81,140$39.010.8
72Food Preparation Workers380$21,700$10.430.6
73Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners370$22,540$10.830.9
74Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers360$42,100$20.240.1
75Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria360$25,370$12.20.3
76Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters340$49,960$24.020.3
77Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education340$30,250$14.540.3
78Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists330$53,930$25.930.2
79First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers330$74,410$35.770.3
80Firefighters320$48,210$23.180.2
81Recreation Workers320$33,270$160.25
82Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks320$34,280$16.480.4
83Court, Municipal, and License Clerks310$42,240$20.310.1
84Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists310$63,390$30.480.4
85Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment300$25,380$12.20.2
86Computer User Support Specialists300$45,090$21.680.4
87Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants300$48,460$23.30.35
88Roofers300$43,090$20.710.1
89Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents300$67,490$32.450.2
90Security Guards300$26,770$12.870.7
91Human Resources Specialists280$64,840$31.170.35
92Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers270$34,940$16.80
93Dental Assistants270$37,610$18.080.2
94Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines270$51,280$24.650.1
95Tellers270$30,730$14.770.3
96Sheet Metal Workers260$52,800$25.380.1
97Driver/Sales Workers250$30,570$14.70.3
98Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders250$45,480$21.860
99Billing and Posting Clerks240$36,610$17.60.3
100Bus Drivers, School or Special Client240$32,690$15.720.3
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Jobs More Common Near Greeley Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$46,98097,180
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$36,11012,550
Construction and Extraction Occupations$46,30010,750
Production Occupations$39,57010,030
Sales and Related Occupations$44,0509,710
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$23,6108,420
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$42,7507,940
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$50,6306,480
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$50,1504,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$76,4303,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$70,5403,890
Management Occupations$118,2903,470
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,0003,170
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$21,9803,110
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,8202,800
Retail Salespersons$34,5202,640
Cashiers$23,3102,160
Office Clerks, General$33,6402,010
Protective Service Occupations$51,1501,930
Personal Care and Service Occupations$29,9501,910
Healthcare Support Occupations$32,0401,820
Construction Laborers$36,2601,790
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,2801,710
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$86,5401,570
Customer Service Representatives$27,7101,550
General and Operations Managers$126,5201,440
Waiters and Waitresses$22,3201,410
Community and Social Service Occupations$46,2801,370
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$67,4501,290
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,8501,280
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,9301,230
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$69,7101,160
Registered Nurses$69,5601,160
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$29,0501,040
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$36,8501,030
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,6601,020
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas$38,400970
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$38,780940
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators$49,700930
Cooks, Restaurant$25,110840
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$42,580840
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining$45,750820
Accountants and Auditors$74,940810
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$65,470810
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,790800
Electricians$49,990780
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$52,190730
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$34,980690
Nursing Assistants$28,190670
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$67,350640

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$46,98097,180
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$36,11012,550
Construction and Extraction Occupations$46,30010,750
Production Occupations$39,57010,030
Sales and Related Occupations$44,0509,710
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$42,7507,940
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$50,6306,480
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$50,1504,860
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$76,4303,910
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$70,5403,890
Management Occupations$118,2903,470
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,0003,170
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,8202,800
Retail Salespersons$34,5202,640
Office Clerks, General$33,6402,010
Protective Service Occupations$51,1501,930
Personal Care and Service Occupations$29,9501,910
Healthcare Support Occupations$32,0401,820
Construction Laborers$36,2601,790
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$35,2801,710
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$86,5401,570
Customer Service Representatives$27,7101,550
General and Operations Managers$126,5201,440
Community and Social Service Occupations$46,2801,370
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers$67,4501,290
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,8501,280
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$28,9301,230
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$69,7101,160
Registered Nurses$69,5601,160
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$29,0501,040
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$36,8501,030
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,6601,020
Roustabouts, Oil and Gas$38,400970
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$38,780940
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators$49,700930
Cooks, Restaurant$25,110840
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$42,580840
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining$45,750820
Accountants and Auditors$74,940810
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$65,470810
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$44,790800
Electricians$49,990780
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$52,190730
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic$34,980690
Nursing Assistants$28,190670
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$67,350640
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,080640
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers$53,830640
Carpenters$39,900610
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other$75,070600

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