Postsecondary Economics Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary economics teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary economics teachers 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,890
25th Percentile Wage
$64,970
50th Percentile Wage
$92,370
75th Percentile Wage
$125,230
90th Percentile Wage
$162,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $162,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $92,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary economics teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary economics teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201692,37013.63%13.33%
201579,78011.12%-
201470,9102.21%-
201369,340-15.46%-
201280,060--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Economics Teachers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary economics teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $81,550 to $88,490. The highest paying area for postsecondary economics teachers in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $88,490. The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $81,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$88,490
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$81,550


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