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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 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 Aerospace Engineers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,620
25th Percentile Wage
$84,420
50th Percentile Wage
$119,870
75th Percentile Wage
$158,540
90th Percentile Wage
$200,450

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 $200,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $119,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,620.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.99
25th Percentile Wage
$40.59
50th Percentile Wage
$57.63
75th Percentile Wage
$76.22
90th Percentile Wage
$96.37

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 $96.37. The median hourly salary is $57.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.99.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of aerospace engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016119,870-3.35%12.44%
2015123,8803.96%-
2014118,9804.50%-
2013113,6207.62%-
2012104,960--

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 $115,620 to $130,830. The highest paying area for aerospace engineers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $130,830. The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $115,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$130,830
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$115,620


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