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25%
Industry Growth by 2027
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61559
Average Salary
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45000
Jobs to fill by 2027

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Colorado and Denver Jobs

Our mission is to recruit, develop, and serve students of the construction industry by promoting innovative educational pathways to rewarding careers in an inclusive, highly-skilled and prosperous construction workforce.

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Our Programs Advance Individuals & the Industry

CEF’s programs ensure Colorado’s workforce is keeping pace with increased demand based on the state’s growing population and economic expansion.

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Grades 8 to 12 hands-on learning

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Why Choose Construction for Your Career!

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THE INDUSTRY

More than 7.2 million Americans are employed in the construction trades

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THE DEMAND

45,000 new skilled trades workers are needed in Colorado by 2027 – 25% growth rate

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THE OPPORTUNITY

Apprenticeship and certificate opportunities to earn while you learn with no student loan debt

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THE EARNINGS

The average median annual industry salary in Colorado is $61,559 plus benefits

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