Jefferson County is home to a diverse array of small and large primary employers across advanced industries.
Premier Business Location
With an educated workforce, low operational costs and a competitive environment, Jefferson County is home to many successful businesses within a diverse set of industries. The county is a magnet for high-tech companies that represent a diverse cross section of industries including aerospace, aviation, bioscience and energy. This healthy industry base accommodates one of the largest population centers in Colorado, which is a great advantage for companies seeking a large labor pool of highly skilled workers.
42% of Jefferson County’s residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher, helping position Colorado as the nation’s second-most highly educated workforce. This has helped draw and retain some of the country’s most successful businesses.
Jefferson County’s friendly business environment and an unmatched quality of life help make the county a premier business location.
Largest Employers in Jefferson County
|Lockheed Martin||Aerospace & Defense||6,274|
|Lutheran Medical Center||Medical Services||2,506|
|MillerCoors Brewing Company||Beverage Production||2,255|
|Terumo BCT||Medical Technology||2,220|
|St. Anthony Hospital||Medical Services||1,800|
|National Renewable Energy Lab||Federal Research Laboratory||1,700|
|Ball Corporation||Aerospace Manufacturing & Bottle Facility||1,573|
|FirstBank Holding Company of Colorado||Financial Services||1,372|
|HomeAdvisor||Consumer Technology – Home Improvement||1,132|
|CoorsTek||Ceramic Component Manufacturing||1,100|