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.

State Information

Colorado Labor Market Information Gateway

Labor Market Facts

Colorado Workforce Development Council

2017 Colorado Talent Pipeline Report

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.

National Information

US Bureau of Labor

Economic and Employment Projections

Career One Stop

Top Occupations by Wages and Trends

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

2017 Fall Salary Survey Results - Executive Summary

2017 Internship and Co-Op Report - Executive Summary

2017 Job Outlook Survey - Hiring Projections

2017 Job Outlook - Attributes Employers Want to See in Candidates

Where are CMC graduates?

CMC Alumni on LinkedIn - Where Graduates Work

Projected Earnings by Degree/School