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
- Walmart Supercenter
- Bonell Good Samaritan Center Long-term healthcare/retirement community
- Greeley Medical Clinic Health Care
- United Agri Products
- RR Donnelley Norwest Inc
- 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:
- Greeley Chamber of Commerce
- City of Greeley/Upstate Colorado Economic Development
- Greeley/Weld Small Business Development Center
The Greeley Tribune.com News offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Greeley.