Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer and information research scientists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer and information research 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 Computer and Information Research Scientists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,510
25th Percentile Wage
$77,190
50th Percentile Wage
$106,950
75th Percentile Wage
$144,900
90th Percentile Wage
$189,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $189,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $106,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$106,950
12.06% 11.26%
2016
$94,050
5.48% -
2015
$88,900
-19.72% -
2014
$106,430
-10.50% -
2013
$117,610
19.30% -
2012
$94,910
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in state of Colorado ranges from $89,240 to $125,000. The highest paying area for computer and information research scientists in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $125,000. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $113,300). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $89,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$125,000
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$113,300
Colorado Springs
$89,240




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