FoCo Business and You

The success of Fort Collins businesses is important to everyone. Local companies create an environment in which people want to stay and spend their time and money in town. They help create a community culture and place where public amenities flourish, jobs are created and readily available, and entrepreneurship opportunities abound.

The City of Fort Collins wants to improve the way it engages with the business community and the community about business. This includes listening and collecting feedback around how the community engages with businesses and the challenges, opportunities, ideas, and stories that businesses and patrons have to share.

Your feedback could help shape future programming, projects, and opportunities for Fort Collins businesses.

The success of Fort Collins businesses is important to everyone. Local companies create an environment in which people want to stay and spend their time and money in town. They help create a community culture and place where public amenities flourish, jobs are created and readily available, and entrepreneurship opportunities abound.

The City of Fort Collins wants to improve the way it engages with the business community and the community about business. This includes listening and collecting feedback around how the community engages with businesses and the challenges, opportunities, ideas, and stories that businesses and patrons have to share.

Your feedback could help shape future programming, projects, and opportunities for Fort Collins businesses.

  • Fort Collins Top 10 Occupations and Wages

    29 days ago


    Occupation # Employed Avr. Annual Wage
    Retail Sales Workers 6000 26800
    Food and Beverage Serving Workers 5800 25100
    Postsecondary Teachers 4000 70300
    Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 3800 104300
    Business Operations Specialists 3400 71900
    Information and Record Clerks 3400 35500
    Computer Occupations 3200 87900
    Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 3000 38800
    Other Management Occupations 2600 103200
    Cooks and Food Preparations 2500 25600

    Data source: JobsEQ – Chmura Economics & Analytics


    Occupation # Employed Avr. Annual Wage
    Retail Sales Workers 6000 26800
    Food and Beverage Serving Workers 5800 25100
    Postsecondary Teachers 4000 70300
    Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 3800 104300
    Business Operations Specialists 3400 71900
    Information and Record Clerks 3400 35500
    Computer Occupations 3200 87900
    Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 3000 38800
    Other Management Occupations 2600 103200
    Cooks and Food Preparations 2500 25600

    Data source: JobsEQ – Chmura Economics & Analytics
  • Fort Collins Top 10 Subsectors

    30 days ago

    Occupation/Subsector Amount Employed

    Educational Services

    14700

    Food Services and Drinking Places

    9800

    Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

    7000

    Ambulatory Health Care Services

    6300

    Administrative and Support Services

    4500

    Hospitals

    4200

    Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support

    4100

    Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing

    2300

    Social Assistance

    2100

    General Merchandise Stores

    1900


    Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Q4 2017 – Colorado Department of Local Affairs

    Occupation/Subsector Amount Employed

    Educational Services

    14700

    Food Services and Drinking Places

    9800

    Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

    7000

    Ambulatory Health Care Services

    6300

    Administrative and Support Services

    4500

    Hospitals

    4200

    Executive, Legislative, and Other General Government Support

    4100

    Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing

    2300

    Social Assistance

    2100

    General Merchandise Stores

    1900


    Source: Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, Q4 2017 – Colorado Department of Local Affairs

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