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Colorado among the top states with most remote workers

With the rise of the novel coronavirus, workers across the country have had to work from home.

DENVER — According to a new report, Colorado ranks among the top 15 states in terms of its volume of remote worker population.

The report, from Boulder-based FlexJobs, ranked the states with the highest number of remote job postings since the start of 2019.

Currently, 8.6% of workers in Colorado work remotely – in Denver, it is 8.2%. Boulder has the highest percentage, at 14.9%; the second highest is Broomfield at 9.4%.

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While workers can work remotely anywhere, a vast majority of those working remote jobs are required to reside in a specific region by their employer – only 5% of remote positions don’t.

>See a gallery at the Denver Business Journal to see the top 15 states and the corresponding percentage of remote workers in each.

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