Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for anthropologists and archeologists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of anthropologists and archeologists 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 Anthropologists and Archeologists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,490
25th Percentile Wage
$47,370
50th Percentile Wage
$63,170
75th Percentile Wage
$76,790
90th Percentile Wage
$91,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anthropologists and archeologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,170
-3.17% 25.85%
2016
$65,170
7.01% -
2015
$60,600
15.92% -
2014
$50,950
1.18% -
2013
$50,350
6.97% -
2012
$46,840
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in state of Colorado ranges from $43,320 to $75,070. The highest paying area for anthropologists and archeologists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $75,070. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,850). The lowest paying area is Boulder with a median annual salary of $43,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$75,070
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$53,850
Boulder
$43,320




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