Supply And Demand

How well are we matching talent supply to demand?

Find out more about postsecondary certificate and degree completions as they relate to projected job demand across the state.

Select an occupation to see projected annual openings and related postsecondary award completions (2015). The occupations listed typically require some level of postsecondary education/training. Some occupations may have related training completions through apprenticeships, for example, that are not captured on this map at this time. Data sources include the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI).

Click here and here for more analysis on talent development issues in Colorado.

Colorado's Top Jobs - 2016

Use the interactive table below to explore in-demand occupations.

Each year we analyze Colorado's labor market information to highlight occupations that show above average growth rates, high annual openings and pay a living wage. Examining these jobs helps us anticipate where there are great opportunities for Coloradans, the education/training required, and where we should prioritize talent development strategies.

For more information on top jobs, visit: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cwdc/colorado-talent-pipeline-report