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Financial Manager Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for financial managers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of financial managers among Colorado metropolitan 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Financial Managers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$175,420
50th Percentile Wage
$131,500
25th Percentile Wage
$103,400
10th Percentile Wage
$77,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $175,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $131,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $77,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$84.34
50th Percentile Wage
$63.22
25th Percentile Wage
$49.71
10th Percentile Wage
$37.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for financial managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $84.34. The median hourly salary is $63.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.39.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $131,500 3.24%
2013 $127,370 2.29%
2012 $124,520 5.33%
2011 $118,220 4.66%
2010 $112,960 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for financial managers in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 16.41%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.29%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.33% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 4.66% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Financial Manager Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Financial Managers in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of financial managers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of financial managers in state of Colorado ranges from $82,590 to $136,790. The highest paying area for financial managers in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $136,790. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Boulder (mean annual salary $125,710). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $82,590.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$136,790
Boulder
$125,710
Colorado Springs
$125,210
Greeley
$122,660
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$122,280
Fort Collins-Loveland
$119,210
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$103,140
Grand Junction
$100,600
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$82,590

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