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Aerospace Engineer Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for aerospace engineers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of aerospace engineers amongst 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 Aerospace Engineers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,230
25th Percentile Wage
$88,510
50th Percentile Wage
$121,110
75th Percentile Wage
$161,730
90th Percentile Wage
$202,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for aerospace engineers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $202,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $121,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$121,110
1.02% 13.33%
2016
$119,870
-3.35% -
2015
$123,880
3.96% -
2014
$118,980
4.50% -
2013
$113,620
7.62% -
2012
$104,960
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of aerospace engineers in state of Colorado ranges from $64,280 to $138,590. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $138,590. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $134,300). The lowest paying area is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $64,280.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$138,590
Colorado Springs
$134,300
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$114,450
Fort Collins-Loveland
$64,280




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