Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,000
25th Percentile Wage
$61,330
50th Percentile Wage
$79,190
75th Percentile Wage
$101,160
90th Percentile Wage
$122,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,190
4.77% 10.34%
2016
$75,410
1.56% -
2015
$74,230
5.17% -
2014
$70,390
-1.09% -
2013
$71,160
0.22% -
2012
$71,000
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Colorado ranges from $62,970 to $88,060. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Colorado is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $88,060. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Grand Junction (mean annual salary $87,280). The lowest paying area is Greeley with a median annual salary of $62,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pueblo
$88,060
Grand Junction
$87,280
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$84,030
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$83,630
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$81,080
Fort Collins-Loveland
$78,580
Colorado Springs
$75,000
Boulder
$69,170
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$66,690
Greeley
$62,970




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