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 cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [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
$19,480
25th Percentile Wage
$34,840
50th Percentile Wage
$43,990
75th Percentile Wage
$54,140
90th Percentile Wage
$61,360

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 $61,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.36
25th Percentile Wage
$16.75
50th Percentile Wage
$21.15
75th Percentile Wage
$26.03
90th Percentile Wage
$29.50

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.50. The median hourly salary is $21.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.36.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201643,9907.64%8.71%
201540,6306.60%-
201437,9500.90%-
201337,610-6.78%-
201240,160--

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 $34,380 to $54,230. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Colorado is Greeley with a median annual salary of $54,230. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $47,370). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greeley
$54,230
Fort Collins-Loveland
$47,370
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$45,090
Colorado Springs
$43,680
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$38,380
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$34,380


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