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Top Primary Employers
With an educated workforce, low operational costs and a competitive environment, Jefferson County is home to many successful businesses within a diverse set of industries. The county is a magnet for high-tech companies that represent a diverse cross section of industries including aerospace, aviation, bioscience and energy. This healthy industry base accommodates one of the largest population centers in Colorado, which is a great advantage for companies seeking a large labor pool of highly skilled workers.

According to the Colorado Department of Education, more than 37% of Jefferson County's residents have a bachelor's degree or higher, helping position Colorado as the nation's second-most highly educated workforce. This attractive workforce has helped draw and retain some of the country's most successful businesses.

Jefferson County's friendly business environment and an unmatched quality of life help make the county a premier business location.


Top Primary Employers in Jefferson County
Company Product/Service
Approx. Jobs
Lockheed Martin Aeorspace & Defense Systems
4,700
St. Anthony Hospital Medical Services
2,800
Lutheran Medical Center Medical Services
2,460
Terumo BCT Medical Devices & Technology
2,220
MillerCoors Brewing Company Beverages
2,080
National Renewable Energy Laboratory Research Laboratory
1,690
CoorsTek Ceramic Component Mfg.
1,300
FirstBank Holding Co. of Colorado Financial Services
1,270
Ball Corporation Aerospace/Metal Container Mfg.
1,220
HomeAdvisor Home Improvement/Repair
950
Kaiser Permanente Medical Services
680

Companies may have multiple locations. Numbers reflect employees in Jefferson County only.

SOURCE: Human Resources of Individual companies.

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