First-Line Supervisor of Correctional Officer Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of correctional officers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,140
25th Percentile Wage
$54,210
50th Percentile Wage
$66,510
75th Percentile Wage
$75,100
90th Percentile Wage
$88,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $88,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$66,510
3.04% 1.52%
2013
$64,490
-1.57% -
2012
$65,500
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of correctional officers in state of Colorado ranges from $58,570 to $72,010. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of correctional officers in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $72,010. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $68,040). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,570.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$72,010
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$68,040
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$66,590
Colorado Springs
$66,120
Pueblo
$65,180
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$58,570




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