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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,880
25th Percentile Wage
$41,030
50th Percentile Wage
$49,770
75th Percentile Wage
$62,480
90th Percentile Wage
$76,130

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 $76,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,880.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of elementary school teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,770
1.69% 4.80%
2016
$48,930
1.63% -
2015
$48,130
0.44% -
2014
$47,920
1.00% -
2013
$47,440
0.13% -
2012
$47,380
- -

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 $40,200 to $60,020. The highest paying area for elementary school teachers, except special education in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $60,020. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $53,690). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$60,020
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$53,690
Fort Collins-Loveland
$51,930
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$48,510
Colorado Springs
$46,100
Pueblo
$45,850
Greeley
$44,840
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$44,480
Grand Junction
$44,210
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$43,290
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$40,200




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