The annual mean wage for management occupations in Colorado is $111,220, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Forbes rates Colorado fifth on its 2012 list of the, Qwest Communications and Western Union.
Colorado’s economic success is due to its highly diversified economy, dominated by no single industry. Agriculture, manufacturing, financial services, mining and natural resources are a few of the state’s thriving industrial sectors. Colorado also has the highest concentration of high-tech workers in the United States. Five cities in Colorado make Forbes’ 2012 list of the 200 Best Places for Business and Careers: Fort Collins (5), Denver (9), Colorado Springs (30), Greeley (42) and Boulder (44). All five locations offer significant opportunities for MBA graduates, especially in the growth areas of aerospace, technology, education, bio-science and clean energy.