Financial Manager Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of financial managers in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of financial managers in Boulder is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Financial Managers in Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$93,490
25th Percentile Wage
$114,610
50th Percentile Wage
$138,590
75th Percentile Wage
$185,650
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $185,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $138,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $93,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44.95
25th Percentile Wage
$55.10
50th Percentile Wage
$66.63
75th Percentile Wage
$89.26
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for financial managers in Boulder, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $89.26. The median hourly salary is $66.63. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $44.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016138,5904.60%11.03%
2015132,2104.92%-
2014125,7102.57%-
2013122,480-0.67%-
2012123,300--

Table 3. Compare Financial Manager Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $138,590, Boulder is the second highest paying city for financial managers in state of Colorado, following the highest paying city Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (median annual salary of $148,040). Compared with Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, the median annual salary of financial managers in Boulder is 6.4 percent (6.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$148,040
Boulder
$138,590
Fort Collins-Loveland
$135,390
Colorado Springs
$127,170
Greeley
$127,130
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$116,280
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$112,860
Grand Junction
$110,960
Pueblo
$104,560
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$101,760

See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.