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Major Employers

Lakewood, Colo., a city of approximately 152,590 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 3020 Education
St. Anthony Medical Campus     2600 Medical
Terumo BCT 2275 Medical Devices
FirstBank 1135    Financial Services
Home Advisor  1070 Online Referral 
State of Colorado  1050 State Government 
City of Lakewood 900 Municipal Government
Developmentally Disabled Resource Center      500 Nonprofit
Red Rocks Community College      425 Education
Integer Group 420 Marketing
Colorado Christian University 420 Education
West Metro Fire Rescue 410 Fire Department
Kaiser Permanente 290 Medical
Dynalectric      270 Electrical Contractor
Ludvik Electric 260 Electrical Contractor
Casa Bonita 250 Restaurant
Tall Grass      250 Energy
New World Restaurants 200 Restaurants
Martin / Martin 200 Engineering 
Golder Associates 175 Geotechnical Services
National Renewable Energy Lab (Lakewood office) 135 Federal Research Lab 
White Fence Farm 125 Restaurant 
Kinder Morgan 105 Energy
Cator Ruma  95 Consulting Engineering 
Abengoa Solar 85 Renewable energy
Vforge 75 Manufacturing
Directly from 
March, 2017


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