The Colorado Talent Pipeline Report


In accordance with 24-46.3-103 C.R.S. as amended by SB14-205, the Colorado Workforce Development Council is pleased to present the Colorado Talent Pipeline Report in partnership with the Department of Higher Education, the Department of Education, the Department of Labor and Employment, and the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, with support from the Office of State Planning and Budgeting and the State Demography Office at the Department of Local Affairs.

2017 Talent Pipeline Report

2017 Talent Pipeline Report - Web Version

2017 Talent Pipeline Report - Accessible Version

2017 Colorado Talent Pipeline Report Overview

Read the official press release

2017 Appendices:

Appendix A1 - Top Jobs—Tier 1 by Occupation Cluster
Appendix A2 - Top Jobs – Tier 2 by Occupation Cluster
Appendix B1 - Top Jobs—Tier 1 by Education
Appendix B2 -Top Jobs—Tier 2 by Education
Appendix C - Top Jobs by Region
Appendix D - All Top Jobs Spreadsheet
Appendix E - Changes in Top Jobs from Last Year to this Year
Appendix F - Follow-up Activities from 2016 Recommendations
Appendix G – 2017 Sector Partnership Impact Survey
Appendix H – The Role of Gender Equity in Mobilizing Colorado’s Untapped Talent
Appendix I – 2Gen Work:
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Appendix J – Annual Reports on Recent State Legislation

Appendix K - PY16 WIOA Annual Report

Appendix L - Employment First Advisory Partnership Strategic Plan

Appendix N - WORK Act Annual Report

Prior Talent Pipeline Reports


2016 Talent Pipeline Report


Appendix A—Top Jobs—Tier 1 by Occupation Cluster
Appendix A – Top Jobs – Tier 2 by Occupation Cluster
Appendix B—Top Jobs—Tier 1 by Education
Appendix B—Top Jobs—Tier 2 by Education
Appendix C—All Top Jobs Spreadsheet
Appendix D—Changes in Top Jobs from Last Year to this Year
Appendix E—HB 15-1170 PWR Coordinator Update
Appendix F—Top Jobs Skills
Appendix G—HB 16-1289 Career Development Success Pilot Program

Appendix H—Additional Information Regarding Specific Collaborators
Appendix I—Overview of Information Technology in Colorado


2015 Talent Pipeline Report - released October 2015


2014 Colorado Talent Pipeline Report (released January 2015)



Preliminary work served as guidance for the Colorado Talent Pipeline Report.