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Employment in this subsector fluctuates with demand

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Unformatted text preview: d-out of Vestas’ facilities in Colorado, a strong demand for exports, and a solid manufacturing recovery in early 2011 helped this subsector L Business investment in technology has been strong as firms have endeavored to become more efficient in the current economic climate. gain 900 jobs in 2011. That pace is unlikely to continue into 2012, but fabricated metals employment will increase modestly, adding 100 jobs to reach an average of 13,400 workers in 2012. The computer and electronics products manufacturing subsector represents about 18% of total manufacturing employment in Colorado and is the state’s largest durable goods subsector. The subsector produces a diverse set of products in the state, ranging from communications equipment, computer chips, and other components used in a variety of computing and electronic products, to sophisticated electronic medical devices. The industry pays high wages. According to the annual Cyberstates 2011 report by TechAmerica, high-tech jobs in Colorado have an average annual wage that is 96% hig...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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