Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary foreign 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 foreign language and literature teachers amongst 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 Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,450
25th Percentile Wage
$43,710
50th Percentile Wage
$57,820
75th Percentile Wage
$75,390
90th Percentile Wage
$100,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign 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 $100,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,820
5.33% 9.05%
2016
$54,740
13.10% -
2015
$47,570
3.17% -
2014
$46,060
-6.34% -
2013
$48,980
-7.37% -
2012
$52,590
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $48,560 to $53,490. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $53,490. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $50,010). The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $48,560.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$53,490
Fort Collins-Loveland
$50,010
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$48,560




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