Labor Force

Labor Force

Montrose County Labor Force


Current Labor Force for Montrose County.

Industry Base-2016

 
(updated 4-18-17)
Source: Colorado Department of Labor, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages, 3rd Quarter 2016
Industry Sector
Average Establishments Average Employment
Total Wage
Average Weekly Wage
Accommodation & Food Services
85 1,327 $6,007,772
$348
Administrative & Waste Services
71 558 $3,945,305 $544
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting
44
273 $2,272,252
$640
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation  21 322 $1,637,082  $391
Construction
203 1,011 $11,669,916
$888
Educational Services
7 Confidential Confidential Confidential
Finance & Insurance
52 296 $3,992,161
$1,037
Health Care & Social Assistance
138
2,744
$28,653,988
$803
Information 21 197 $1,774,646
$693
Management of Companies & Enterprises
10 100 $2,078,708
$1,599
Manufacturing 69 1,309 $13,730,022
$807
Mining 10 54 $1,060,346
$1,510
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 98 400 $3,876,667 $746
Professional & Technical Services
116
434
$5,714,222
$1,013
Public Administration
35 1,059
$15,787,684
$1,147
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing
55 310 $2,694,193
$669
Retail Trade 156 2,141 $15,183,648 $546
Transportation & Warehousing
54 523
$4,913,690
$723
Unclassified
3 27 $234,698 $669
Utilities
16
288 $5,363,661
$1,433
Wholesale Trade
70 483 $6,078,263
$968

Total All Industries

1,334

14,758

$144,681,089

$754



Montrose County Major Employers


(updated 5-08-17)

Major Employers
# of Employees
Montrose County School District (2015)
948
Montrose Memorial Hospital
729
Volunteers of America
572
Russell Stover Candies, Inc.
450
Montrose County
383
City Market 
300
Wal-Mart Supercenter
275
Montrose Forest Products (140 Contracted) 230
Community Options Inc.
207
City of Montrose 173
Home Depot
150
AeroCare 111
Delta-Montrose Electrical Association/Elevate 107
Western Area Power Administration 100
Center for Mental Health
89
Target
85
West End School District
85
JC Penney 70
Gordon Composites, PolyOne 65
Safeway
65
Wells Fargo Bank 50
Western Skyways, Inc. 49
Tri-State Generation - Nucla 48
TEI Rock Drills 
43
Best Sign Systems 39
3M - Abrasive Systems Division 37
Rocky Mountain Steel, Inc. 35
The Colorado Yurt Company, LLC 35