Top Employers & Industries

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The City of Centennial’s diverse business base generates healthy revenue and encourages ongoing revitalization through thoughtful and responsible development. The information below outlines the top industries, employers and retailers that make up Centennial. 

Top Industries

  • Professional and Business Services
  • Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
  • Education and Healthcare
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Construction
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Information

Sources: Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Gruen Gruen + Associates.

Industry Clusters Within Centennial

The composition of the local employment base differs from that of the region. The graph below compares the employment mix within Centennial to the regional Metro Denver economy.

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Top 20 Employers

  1. Comcast
  2. Arrow Electronics
  3. UnitedHealthcare
  4. Centura Health
  5. United Launch Alliance (ULA)
  6. Nordstrom
  7. Sierra Nevada Corporation
  8. Zillow Group
  9. Standard & Poor's (McGraw-Hill Companies)
  10. SEAKR Engineering
  11. Haselden Construction
  12. AlloSource
  13. US Foods
  14. Pearson eCollege
  15. Travelport
  16. Cochlear Americas
  17. Amazon
  18. Oracle NetSuite
  19. National CineMedia
  20. Stolle Machinery

Source: Development Research Partners, April 2019

Top 25 Sales Tax Producers

  1. IKEA
  2. Xcel Energy
  3. Wal-Mart #3313
  4. Topgolf Centennial
  5. Worldwide Technology, Inc
  6. Verizon Wireless
  7. REI
  8. Amazon.Com LLC
  9. Autonation Toyota Scion Arapahoe
  10. Best Buy #1171
  11. Trace3
  12. Macys
  13. Trice Jewelers, Inc
  14. Viewhouse II Corporation
  15. Qwest Corporation
  16. Embassy Suites Denver-Tech Center
  17. Groove Ford
  18. Burt Kuni Honda
  19. King Soopers #16
  20. Tagawa Garden Center
  21. Jared Galleria Of Jewelry #0482
  22. Centurylink Communications, LLC
  23. A T & T Mobility
  24. Whole Foods Market
  25. CISCO Systems, Inc.