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Discover the Top Employers in Northern Colorado

People that purchase new homes in Loveland, Colorado are investing in one of the most active and economically stable areas in northern Colorado. Education, health care, energy and technology are leading industries that are seeing success locally, nationally and around the world. Below is a list of the largest employers in Northern Colorado.

#1 Colorado State University

Looking for new homes in Loveland, Colorado just got easier if you want a short 20-minute commute to Colorado State University located in Fort Collins. CSU is the top employer in the region with 7,945 employees working on or near the college campus every day. CSU and its research facilities target and attract tech companies to create collaborative research projects and business opportunities.

#2 University of Colorado Health – Medical Center of the Rockies & Poudre Valley Hospital Banner Health and Kaiser Permanente

Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the country, and that’s no exception along the front range. University of Colorado Health – Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR) was built at Centerra in Loveland in 2006 and now employs thousands of medical professionals in a wide variety of fields. The region’s only Level I trauma center features 166 beds, two intensive care units, a birthing center and specializes in trauma and heart health care. In 2013, MCR joined University of Colorado Health, one of the state’s largest health care networks.

Banner Health and Kaiser Permanente serve as other large health care employers in Loveland and Fort Collins adding to the region’s robust medical presence.

#3 Energy Development, High Tech, Agritech, and Manufacturing

Colorado is known for its balanced energy approach and commitment to clean energy, the Northern Colorado region ranks fourth in fossil fuels and sixth for clean tech employment concentration in the state including Vestas Wind Systems, Anadarko, and Noble Energy. In the high tech sector, Northern Colorado is a hotbed for startup activity with Ft. Collins ranked second in the state after Boulder. Major tech employers are Advanced Energy, Agilent, Avago, and LSI. Agritech businesses are closely connected to the internationally recognized Colorado State University programs and include Crop Production Services, JBS, and Leprino Foods. The region’s diverse economy is also home to Fortune 500 companies in the engineering/manufacturing sector with world headquarters for Woodward and Otterbox.

#4 Thompson R2J and Poudre School Districts

The 19 elementary schools and 9 secondary schools of the Loveland Thompson R2J School District needs over 2,000 full and part-time employees to maintain a quality district curriculum. With over 15,000 students enrolled in the district, high quality, competitive candidates and support services are needed.

The Ft Collins Poudre School District employees 3,325 educational professionals in its elementary and secondary schools.

#5 – City Governments

The City of Loveland and the City of Ft Collins are two of the largest employment sources in Northern Colorado. The City of Loveland alone employees up to 1,000 people.

The Loveland – Ft Collins metro area is #7 on Forbes’ list of Best Places for Business and Careers. This is just a short list of the job opportunities available to residents of all skill levels. From microbreweries to agriculture-tech, anyone looking for a new home in Loveland – Ft Collins will benefit from the 2.6% job growth that’s supporting the region.

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Upcoming Events

October
17
Thu. Oct 17, 2019
October Food Truck Roundup

The October Food Truck Roundup is Thursday, October 17th! The event will take place in the center of the Rangeview campus (between 2725 Rocky Mountain Ave and 2915 Rocky Mountain Ave) from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. Bring your appetite, because we’ve got a lineup for this month’s Roundup! October Food Trucks: StoryMaker Coffee (serving at […]

When
11am-2pm
Where
Rangeview Office Campus
Loveland, CO 80538
October
17
Thu. Oct 17, 2019
Centerra Volunteer Day

Join us at Old Canal Park for Centerra Volunteer Day, when Centerra residents & local businesses come together to clean up & give back! The High Plains Environmental Center will be leading a Cleanup Event around Houts Resevoir, Equalizer Lake, and the surrounding open spaces for this year’s Centerra Volunteer Day. Join us that day […]

When
9-11am
Where
2698 Blue Stem Will Drive
Loveland, CO 80538
October
26
Sat. Oct 26, 2019
Halloween Hullabaloo at Centerra

This FREE annual spooktacular street festival will feature a wide variety of complimentary hands-on and interactive activities for all ages from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy pumpkin bowling, a not-so-spooky hay maze, face painting, petting zoo, barrel train, spookie selfie station, games, crafts, treats and more! Trunk-n-treat returns to Fall River Drive courtesy of […]

When
Noon-4pm
Where
The Marketplace at Centerra (Fall River Drive and Highway 34)
Loveland, CO 80538

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