Labor Market and Job Outlook

Colorado Mountain College aligns its academic offerings to emerging and high-demand career fields within the region it serves, as well as overall state labor market trends.  We offer programs for just about any area of interest that will prepare students for ongoing education or direct employment.  The following resources provide the best information regarding the current labor market and future projections for jobs.


Colorado Labor Market Information Gateway

Labor Market Facts

Colorado Department of Higher Education

2016 Legislative Report on the Skills for Jobs Act

College Measures -Launch My Career Colorado 
Beyond earnings information, this tool has enhanced features, such as Return-on-Investment (ROI) analysis, labor market information, in-demand occupations and job skills.

Projected Earnings by Degree/School
Use this interactive, online tool developed by the Colorado Department of Higher Education and College Measures to search and compare median earnings based on field of study, credential level and college or university attended*. The data represents more than 215,615 graduates.

*For example, users can select “Colorado Mountain College” as the Institution, “Fire Protection” as the Program, to reveal earnings data for that specific program.


US Bureau of Labor

Economic and Employment Projections

Career One Stop

Top Occupations by Wages and Trends

National Association of Colleges and Employers

2016 Spring Salary Survey Results – Executive Summary

2016 Job Outlook Survey –  Hiring Projections

2016 Job Outlook – Attributes Employers Want to See in Candidates


Where are CMC graduates?

CMC Alumni on LinkedIn – Where Graduates Work