Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers 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 Postsecondary Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,430
25th Percentile Wage
$55,560
50th Percentile Wage
$88,480
75th Percentile Wage
$123,550
90th Percentile Wage
$158,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary atmospheric, earth, marine, and space sciences teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,480
4.10% 27.63%
2016
$84,850
12.86% -
2015
$73,940
6.64% -
2014
$69,030
-12.27% -
2013
$77,500
17.38% -
2012
$64,030
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