Healthcare & Wellness

With 214,430 healthcare and wellness workers at 19,760 companies across the region, the industry is one of the fastest growing clusters in Metro Denver, recording 5.4 percent job growth in 2016, compared to 3.1 percent growth nationally. With a $11.4 billion annual payroll, the healthcare and wellness industry has a compelling economic impact within Metro Denver.

Metro Denver Healthcare & Wellness Employment Snapshot

Direct Employment214,430
Five-Year Employment Growth (2011-2016)22.8% (11.1%)
One-Year Employment Growth (2016)5.4% (3.1%)
Direct Employment Concentration (2016)9.6% (10.4%)
Average Wage$56,040
Employment Concentration Ranking (Among 50 largest metros)30

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

  • North Suburban Medical Center
  • The Spine Education and Research Institute
  • Datu Health Inc.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • SCL Health System
  • HealthONE Urgent Care Center
  • St. Anthony North Hospital

Source: Metro Denver EDC