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Chief Executive Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of chief executives in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of chief executives in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$123,610
25th Percentile Wage
$164,240
50th Percentile Wage
$163,850
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $163,850. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $164,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $123,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59.43
25th Percentile Wage
$78.95
50th Percentile Wage
$78.77
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado. The median hourly salary is $78.77. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $78.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59.43.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
2013163,850-8.21%-8.21%
2012177,300--

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $163,850 in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is in the middle of salary range for chief executives in state of Colorado. In comparison, the annual salary of chief executives in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 9.2 percent (9.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Boulder and 46.2 percent (46.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$180,460
Colorado Springs
$170,820
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$163,850
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$136,330
Greeley
$131,010
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$114,310
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$88,070

See also: Top paying jobs in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.