Leading Employers in Colorado’s Grand Valley

As the largest metro between Denver and Salt Lake City, Utah, Grand Junction and surrounding communities support numerous government workers, a healthy tourism industry and the largest school district on the Western Slope. But the economic base in the Grand Valley is as diverse as our landscape, with businesses capitalizing on our abundant natural resources, location, outdoor access and business-friendly environment.

These are the Top 20 employers in Mesa County (combined full-time and part-time employment data): 

Top 20 Employers in Mesa County

Mesa County Valley School District 51 | Education | 2,851

St. Mary’s Hospital | Healthcare | 2,341

Mesa County | Government | 1,051

Community Hospital | Healthcare | 932

Colorado Mesa University | Higher Education | 808

City of Grand Junction | Government | 754

VA Medical Center – Grand Junction | Healthcare | 750

Family Health West  | Healthcare  | 591

Hilltop Community ResourcesHealthcare | 536

West Star Aviation | Aviation | 488

Mind Springs Health | Healthcare | 414

HopeWest| Healthcare | 397

Capco Inc. | Manufacturing  | 384

Primary Care Partners | Healthcare | 350

STRiVE| Nonprofit | 337

Alpine Bank | Banking | 236

Eco-Gen | Agribusiness | 200

Fiberglass Shop | Manufacturing | 129

FCI Constructors Inc. | Construction | 116

Alsco, Inc. | Retail | 115

Last update: June 14, 2020 | Sourced directly from the organizations listed, with support from the Mesa County Workforce Center. For a more detailed list or major employers by industry, please email GJEP.