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Major Employers

Lakewood, Colo., a city of approximately 149,650 has more than 75,000 jobs across all industry sectors. Current major employment sectors in the city include federal agencies, mining/oil and gas/energy related, medical device manufacturing, renewable energy, financial services, IT/software. The immediate west metro Denver region is also home to significant employment in advanced manufacturing and aerospace.

Major employment centers include Union Boulevard/Federal Center, located along U.S. Highway 6, Denver West on Interstate 70 and Academy Park at U.S. Highway 285 and Wadsworth Boulevard.

Lakewood's Largest Employers



Number of Employees


Federal Center 8000    Federal Government
Jefferson County R-1 School District 3340 Education
St. Anthony Medical Campus     2800     Medical
Terumo BCT 2301 Medical Devices
FirstBank 1074      Financial Services
Home Advisor  1000 Online Referral 
State of Colorado  915 State Government 
City of Lakewood 899 Municipal Government
Integer Group      510 Marketing
Developmentally Disabled Resource Center      500 Nonprofit
Red Rocks Community College      401 Education
Colorado Christian University 400 Education
West Metro Fire Rescue 389 Fire Department
Ludvik Electric 263 Electrical Contractor
Casa Bonita 250 Restaurant
Tall Grass      245 Energy
Kaiser Permanente      209 Medical 
New World Restaurants 202 Restaurants
Martin / Martin 200 Engineering 
Dynalectric 175 Electrical Contractor 
Golder Associates 175 Geotechnical services
White Fence Farm 150 Restaurant 
National Renewable Energy Lab (Lakewood office) 133 Federal Research Lab
Kinder Morgan 112 Energy
Cator Ruma  106 Consulting Engineering 
Abengoa Solar 85 Renewable energy
Vforge 73 Manufacturing
Directly from 
April, 2016 


Largest primary employers in the Quicklinks box do not include retail or local/county/state governmental agencies.
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