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Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary education administrators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Education Administrators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,370
25th Percentile Wage
$68,720
50th Percentile Wage
$93,410
75th Percentile Wage
$130,730
90th Percentile Wage
$201,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $201,510. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $53,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary education administrators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,410
13.00% 12.39%
2016
$81,270
1.00% -
2015
$80,460
3.31% -
2014
$77,800
-4.51% -
2013
$81,310
-0.65% -
2012
$81,840
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Education Administrator Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $93,410, Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is the highest paying city for postsecondary education administrators in state of Colorado, followed by Boulder (median annual salary $87,740). In comparison, the median annual salary of postsecondary education administrators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 6.1 percent (6.1%) higher than that in Boulder.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$93,410
Boulder
$87,740
Greeley
$84,350
Fort Collins-Loveland
$80,460
Pueblo
$77,520
Colorado Springs
$76,400
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$72,380
Grand Junction
$71,690
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$70,820
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$62,820



See also: Top paying jobs in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.