Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers 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 Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,320
25th Percentile Wage
$34,480
50th Percentile Wage
$53,640
75th Percentile Wage
$69,780
90th Percentile Wage
$92,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,320.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,6400.52%4.57%
201553,3604.42%-
201451,000-1.84%-
201351,9401.44%-
201251,190--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $39,150 to $68,010. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $68,010. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $54,060). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $39,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$68,010
Fort Collins-Loveland
$54,060
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$53,580
Greeley
$53,570
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$51,930
Colorado Springs
$39,150


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