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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 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Aerospace Engineers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$176,500
75th Percentile Wage
$146,850
50th Percentile Wage
$118,980
25th Percentile Wage
$96,720
10th Percentile Wage
$75,440

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 $176,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $118,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $75,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$84.86
75th Percentile Wage
$70.59
50th Percentile Wage
$57.20
25th Percentile Wage
$46.50
10th Percentile Wage
$36.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for aerospace engineers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $84.86. The median hourly salary is $57.20. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36.27.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $118,980 4.72%
2013 $113,620 8.25%
2012 $104,960 8.23%
2011 $96,980 3.59%
2010 $93,620 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for aerospace engineers in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 27.09%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 8.25%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 8.23% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 3.59% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Aerospace Engineer Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Aerospace Engineers
$118,980
Biomedical Engineers
$93,690
Chemical Engineers
$89,250
Civil Engineers
$79,770
Computer Hardware Engineers
$107,450
Electrical Engineers
$93,310
Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)
$95,820

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Aerospace Engineers in Colorado Cities

Table 5 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 $111,350 to $140,510. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $140,510. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $136,050). The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $111,350.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$140,510
Colorado Springs
$136,050
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$111,350

Aerospace Engineer Salary by State

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