Other Biological Scientist Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for other biological scientists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other biological scientists 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 Other Biological Scientists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,410
25th Percentile Wage
$53,910
50th Percentile Wage
$68,760
75th Percentile Wage
$81,550
90th Percentile Wage
$98,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other biological scientists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,760
2.33% -4.54%
2016
$67,160
-4.30% -
2015
$70,050
2.28% -
2014
$68,450
2.16% -
2013
$66,970
-7.33% -
2012
$71,880
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other biological scientists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other biological scientists in state of Colorado ranges from $46,770 to $77,250. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $77,250. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $67,410). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $46,770.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$77,250
Fort Collins-Loveland
$67,410
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$66,240
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$62,940
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$61,680
Boulder
$59,170
Colorado Springs
$46,770




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