Unlike previous years, educational services employed the most county workers during 2016. In contrast, utilities (9 workers), arts & entertainment (20 workers), and information services (26 workers) provided the least employment. Because education, tourism and construction are highly seasonal industries, quarterly employment data reflect seasonal fluctuations in the number of employees. On the other hand, health care, manufacturing, and communications remain fairly constant throughout the year.
The 2016 average annual wage in Park County was $34,625. Industries paying the highest annual wages include: