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Economists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for economists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of economists amongst 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Economists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$132,760
75th Percentile Wage
$109,410
50th Percentile Wage
$87,010
25th Percentile Wage
$63,670
10th Percentile Wage
$52,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for economists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$63.83
75th Percentile Wage
$52.60
50th Percentile Wage
$41.83
25th Percentile Wage
$30.61
10th Percentile Wage
$25.41

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for economists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.83. The median hourly salary is $41.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.41.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $87,010 -2.21%
2013 $88,980 -2.31%
2012 $91,080 -0.82%
2011 $91,830 3.62%
2010 $88,620 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for economists in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -2.31%.We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.62% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-0.82%).

Table 4. Average Economists Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Economists in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of economists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of economists in state of Colorado ranges from $84,010 to $90,390. The highest paying area for economists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $90,390. The lowest paying area is Boulder with a median annual salary of $84,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$90,390
Boulder
$84,010

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