Elementary School Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Colorado

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,040
25th Percentile Wage
$39,970
50th Percentile Wage
$48,930
75th Percentile Wage
$61,520
90th Percentile Wage
$74,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for elementary school teachers, except special education in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,040.

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 elementary school teachers, except special education 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 elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,9301.63%3.17%
201548,1300.44%-
201447,9201.00%-
201347,4400.13%-
201247,380--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of elementary school teachers, except special education in state of Colorado ranges from $39,160 to $58,970. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $58,970. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $52,070). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,160.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$58,970
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$52,070
Fort Collins-Loveland
$50,810
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$47,520
Greeley
$44,830
Colorado Springs
$44,820
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$43,570
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$43,290
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$39,160


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