Chemical Technician Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical technicians in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical technicians among 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 Chemical Technicians in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,150
25th Percentile Wage
$33,160
50th Percentile Wage
$42,580
75th Percentile Wage
$55,080
90th Percentile Wage
$67,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,150.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.13
25th Percentile Wage
$15.94
50th Percentile Wage
$20.47
75th Percentile Wage
$26.48
90th Percentile Wage
$32.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chemical technicians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $32.58. The median hourly salary is $20.47. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.13.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chemical technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,580-4.09%10.08%
201544,3206.43%-
201441,470-5.04%-
201343,56012.10%-
201238,290--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Technicians in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical technicians in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical technicians in state of Colorado ranges from $41,300 to $51,850. The highest paying area for chemical technicians in Colorado is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $51,850. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Boulder (mean annual salary $44,450). The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $41,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$51,850
Boulder
$44,450
Grand Junction
$41,450
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$41,300



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