Denver Industry Spotlight: AEROSPACE

With a one-year employment growth of 4.7%, Colorado ranks as the nation’s second largest aerospace economy, thanks to its ideal location and close proximity to several colleges and universities including DU!

The Metro Denver and Northern Colorado region has attracted some of the top aerospace contractors, including but not limited to: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, and United Launch Alliance—all of which have a relationship with DU.

With the average wage topping off at $129,730, an aerospace career is a great opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing industry.

To learn more, visit: http://www.metrodenver.org/industries/aerospace/

By Julia Uchiyama
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