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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Biological Scientists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,190
25th Percentile Wage
$52,200
50th Percentile Wage
$67,160
75th Percentile Wage
$79,190
90th Percentile Wage
$96,600

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 $96,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.92
25th Percentile Wage
$25.09
50th Percentile Wage
$32.29
75th Percentile Wage
$38.07
90th Percentile Wage
$46.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other biological scientists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.44. The median hourly salary is $32.29. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.92.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other biological scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201667,160-4.30%-7.03%
201570,0502.28%-
201468,4502.16%-
201366,970-7.33%-
201271,880--

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 $39,820 to $76,090. The highest paying area for other biological scientists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $76,090. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $72,190). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $39,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$76,090
Fort Collins-Loveland
$72,190
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$62,940
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$61,680
Boulder
$58,650
Colorado Springs
$39,820


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