Drivers are in demand

If you’re among the thousands looking for work, a commercial driver’s license could be your ticket to employment
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If you’re among the thousands looking for work or going stir-crazy at home–or both–a commercial driver’s license could be your ticket to employment AND sanity.

The job of commercial driver, with a median advertised annual salary of $70,016, led all job postings in Colorado in the last week of July, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, based on data from the labor-market advisory firm Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.

For more Colorado employment information, visit www.colorado.gov/cdle/.

Here are the top 10 most-posted job openings and median advertised salaries compiled by EMSI for the work week ending July 31:

  1. Drivers with a commercial license – $70,016
  2. Registered nurses – $74,112
  3. Unclassified – $38,528
  4. Software engineers – $100,608
  5. Truck drivers – $70,016
  6. Retail sales associates – $33,408
  7. Customer service representatives – $33,408
  8. Delivery drivers – $40,832
  9. Sales representatives – $60,032
  10. Sales managers – $46,720
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