Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors among Colorado metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,800
25th Percentile Wage
$34,370
50th Percentile Wage
$45,400
75th Percentile Wage
$56,680
90th Percentile Wage
$64,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,400
3.11% 11.54%
2016
$43,990
7.64% -
2015
$40,630
6.60% -
2014
$37,950
0.90% -
2013
$37,610
-6.78% -
2012
$40,160
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Colorado ranges from $30,680 to $51,810. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $51,810. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Greeley (mean annual salary $51,480). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$51,810
Greeley
$51,480
Fort Collins-Loveland
$47,370
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$45,600
Colorado Springs
$44,300
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$38,380
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,680




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