Denver Industry Spotlight: AVIATION

Providing more than 195,750 jobs for all industries in the Metro Denver and Northern Colorado region, aviation has proven itself to be one of the fastest growing and flourishing industries of our current time. To best illustrate how this area serves the aviation industry, of the $28 billion impact in the region, Denver International Airport accounts for $26 billion of it.

Another valuable thing to note about the industry, is that there is a low overall cost of doing business. Colorado’s corporate income tax rate ranks as one of the lowest in the nation, coming in at 4.63%, allowing businesses to pay taxes based only on their sales. With an average salary of $66,880, the aviation industry is a beneficial career path for engineers, scientists, and anyone in between.

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

By Julia Uchiyama
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