Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,070
25th Percentile Wage
$38,260
50th Percentile Wage
$59,290
75th Percentile Wage
$87,920
90th Percentile Wage
$99,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,070.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,290
7.74% 12.19%
2016
$54,700
15.19% -
2015
$46,390
20.59% -
2014
$36,840
3.01% -
2013
$35,730
-45.70% -
2012
$52,060
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $46,850 to $62,990. The highest paying area for postsecondary criminal justice and law enforcement teachers in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $62,990. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $61,280). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$62,990
Colorado Springs
$61,280
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$46,850




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