Workforce Snapshot

The following information provides a snapshot of demographics for the State of Colorado workforce from August, 2019.
Printable Snapshot PDF.

For further exploration into the workforce data, please see the full reports listed on the Division of Human Resources Workforce Report page.

Employee Count

39,836

Average Years Of Service

9.2

Classified Non-Classified
30,396 9,440
Females Males
20,576 19,235

Average Age

45.7

Age Distribution
Traditionalists 0.4%
Boomers 27.4%
Gen Xers 41.3%
Millenials 30.8%

Average Annual Salary

$62,478

Average Salary

Average salary and employee count by years of service.

Employee Distribution by Region

A map of Colorado divided by county. The northwest quadrant of the state has 15.7% of the workforce, the northeast quadrant has 6.1%, and the central metro area has 47.7%. The southwest quadrant has 11.9% and the southeast quadrant has 17.2% of the workforce.

Benefits Enrollment Plans by Tier

Plan Individual Employee Employee + Spouse Employee + Children Employee + Family Total
KP - COPAY 5,594 1,345 2,466 1,830 11,235
KP - HDHP 853 162 217 321 1,553
KP Subtotal 6,447 1,507 2,683 2,151 12,788
UHC - COPAY 2,900 932 1,068 895 5,795
UHC - HDHP 6,139 1,665 1,905 2,801 12,510
UHC Subtotal 9,039 2,597 2,973 3,696 18,305
Total Active 15,486 4,104 5,656 5,847 31,093

 

NOTES:

  • All figures are based on statewide employee workforce data.
  • 0.1% of invalid Age Distribution data is not displayed.
  • 1.3% of invalid Employee Distribution by Region data is not displayed.
  • 0.1% of invalid Gender Distribution data is not displayed.

 

 

Please note: The information provided is a snapshot on the last day of the month indicated. Many of these numbers change every day as employees are hired, separate, and change their benefits enrollment, so the reports on this page provide estimates for the month. The information provided excludes non-classified higher education institutions, as individual data for those employees is not provided to the HR Analytics Unit. Please also note the month the data represents, as the table and the links may account for different time periods, due to processing time for data sources.