Labor Force

Labor Force

Montrose County Labor Force


Current Labor Force for Montrose County.

Montrose County Industry Base-2019

 
(updated 9-28-20)
Source: Colorado Department of Labor, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages, Annual 2019
Industry Sector
Establishments Average Employment
Total Wage
Average Weekly Wage
Accommodation & Food Services
94 1,449 $27,733,093 $368
Administrative & Waste Services
80 538 $16,497,627 $590
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting
54 278 $9,618,977 $665
Arts, Entertainment & Recreation  23 342 $6,689,628 $376
Construction
233 1,382 $65,270,447
$908
Educational Services
8 Confidential Confidential Confidential
Finance & Insurance
56 308 $17,621,308 $1,100
Health Care & Social Assistance
165 2,860
$123,910,228 $833
Information 17 187 $6,917,030
$711
Management of Companies & Enterprises
11 Confidential Confidential Confidential
Manufacturing 72 1,288 $52,900,741 $790
Mining 9 27 $2,984,709 $2,126
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin 99 391 $17,471,014 $859
Professional & Technical Services
119
442
$23,464,172 $1,021
Public Administration
36 1,030 $61,113,570
$1,141
Real Estate & Rental & Leasing
61 370 $14,990,988 $779
Retail Trade 160 2,224 $68,675,883 $594
Transportation & Warehousing
55 595 $23,451,358 $758
 Unclassified 1 Confidential Confidential Confidential
Utilities
18
270 $21,357,420 $1,521
Wholesale Trade
64 393 $21,924,044
$1,073

Total All Industries

1,431

15,524

$632,990,242

$784



Montrose County Major Employers


(updated 6-25-19)

Major Employers
# of Employees
 Montrose County School District 
1,050
 Montrose Memorial Hospital
707
 Russell Stover Candies, Inc.  450
 Montrose County 378
 Volunteers of America
370
 City Market  320
 Wal-Mart Supercenter 
310
 City of Montrose 262
 Montrose Forest Products (140 Contracted) 230
 Community Options, Inc. 212
 Home Depot 158
 Touch of Care 156
 AeroCare 129
 Delta-Montrose Electrical Association/Elevate 118 
 Center for Mental Health 118
 Tri-State Generation: (Nucla Station (42)-Montrose Maintenance Center (39)-New Horizon Mine (21))   102
 Western Area Power Administration 100
 Target
86
 West End School District
85
 Safeway 80
 Alpine Lumber Company (15 Temp) 66
 PolyOne, Gordon Composites 63
 Western Skyways, Inc. & Rocky Mountain Turbine Services (2018) 57
 JC Penney 50
 TEI Rock Drills 45
 Colorado Yurt Company, LLC 43
 Best Sign Systems 43
 Wells Fargo Bank 40
 HopeWest Colorado 38
 3M - Abrasive Systems Division 37
 Mayfly Outdoors 32
 Rocky Mountain Steel, Inc. 32