Information Technology

Information Technology

A Home for Thriving Tech Giants & Startups Alike

Northern Colorado is a hotbed for information technology, leading the nation in tech employer concentration and intellectual property production. The region’s talented workforce is making cutting-edge contributions in the hardware, software and telecommunications sectors. The area is ripe for innovation thanks to a business-friendly attitude, the willingness to embrace new ideas and the collaboration between academic programs, the private and government sectors, and research facilities.



Number of Establishments: 706
2014 Average Employment: 4,357
2014 Average Salary: $87,821


Colorado has the third-highest concentration of high-tech workers in the U.S.
Colorado is the second-most highly educated state in the country, with nearly 38% of Colorado’s adult population holding a bachelor’s or higher-level degree