Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature teachers among Colorado 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,340
25th Percentile Wage
$38,460
50th Percentile Wage
$51,890
75th Percentile Wage
$70,100
90th Percentile Wage
$94,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,340.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,890
2.68% 9.21%
2016
$50,500
11.64% -
2015
$44,620
3.23% -
2014
$43,180
-1.85% -
2013
$43,980
-7.12% -
2012
$47,110
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $30,820 to $63,540. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $63,540. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $55,800). The lowest paying area is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $30,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$63,540
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$55,800
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$54,110
Colorado Springs
$49,960
Fort Collins-Loveland
$48,460
Greeley
$47,280
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$46,180
Pueblo
$30,820




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