You want to make the move to Colorado Springs, but first things first: securing a new job here. The good news is that our local economy is hot and employers across industry sectors are eager to find the right people to fill open positions.
Take nursing, for example. Career options are plentiful with a whopping 620 job openings posted during the month of September 2019 alone. Healthcare is consistently one of our region’s top employment sectors – and we need your talent and skills to keep it growing!
Then there’s our ever-present need for software developers. An impressive 572 job openings were posted during the same month with a market salary of $93K. Computer systems engineers are also in hot demand, with 310 jobs posted for the month and a market salary of nearly $97K.
Our vibrant tourism industry and growing population also supports a strong retail sector. Approximately 400 job openings were posted this past September.
Couple this with a low unemployment rate across all industry sectors, and you’ve got the makings for a successful career path here.
Not to mention, local employers depend on new residents with outside experiences to fill positions in our growing economy. So update your resume, polish up on your interview skills, and come join us in Colorado Springs.
Sources: Burning Glass Technologies: Labor Insights 2019 via Pikes Peak Workforce Center and Colorado Dept. of Labor and Employment, QCED; and UCCS Economic Forum. Courtesy of 23rd Annual Economic Update hosted by University of Colorado Colorado Springs Economic Forum, Oct. 10, 2019.