If you are looking for  a six-figure salary, experts are saying – move to Denver.  According to the a new report published by STESSA, The Denver Metro area has seen a 42.4% increase in jobs offering a $100,000/year salary.  With a median wage of $50,170, the study reveals that there are currently 170,910 jobs in the Denver Metro area that pay $100k annually or more.   The increase in these high paying jobs is due to the incredible growth in the IT industry.

Top Paying Jobs in Denver

Family Medicine Physicians     $202,580

Airline Pilots                                 $191,750

Athletes & Sports                         $189,750

Nurse Anesthetists                      $184,160

General Pediatricians                 $175,940

Judges & Magistrates                 $175,020

General Internal Physicians      $170,360

Architectural & Engineers          $168,900

Marketing Managers                    $165,700

Computer & IT Managers           $164,850

Work in the Mile High City

Not everyone is an athlete or doctor, and that is ok.  There are a lot of high demand jobs available, according to LinkedIn, the below is a list jobs that are hiring:

  • Digital marketing professionals
  • Education professionals
  • Professional & Personal Coaches
  • Mental Health Specialists
  • Digital Content Creators
  • Data Science Specialists
  • Artificial Intelligence Practitioners
  • Diversity Manager and/or Officer
  • Community Outreach
  • Organizational Development
  • Retail
  • Hospitality and Toursim
  • Food & Beverage
  • Sales
  • VP Demand Generation

Employment Resources

Sites like Indeed.com, LinkedIn.com and Ziprecruiter.com can offer additional insights on jobs available in the Denver Metro area.