Broadcasting & Telecommunications

With 42,400 broadcasting and telecommunications workers, the nine-county region has the fifth-highest employment concentration out of the 50 largest metropolitan areas. The region is the largest in the United States to offer one-bounce satellite uplinks due to its unique geographic location in the Mountain time zone.

Metro Denver Broadcasting & Telecommunications Employment Snapshot

Direct Employment42,400
Five-Year Employment Growth (2011-2016)0.2% (-7.5%)
One-Year Employment Growth (2016)0.4% (-1.8%)
Direct Employment Concentration (2016)1.9% (0.7%)
Average Wage$99,120
Employment Concentration Ranking (Among 50 largest metros)5

This region has attracted the nation’s top broadcasting and telecomm companies to Metro Denver, including:

  • Avaya
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Dish Network
  • Sonder
  • Allied Global
  • Aircell Business Aviation Services
  • Lightwave Logic Inc.
  • Datalogix
  • FreeWave Technologies
  • Zayo Group
  • Spectralink

Source: Metro Denver EDC