General and Operations Manager Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for general and operations managers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of general and operations managers among Colorado cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of General and Operations Managers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,440
25th Percentile Wage
$68,330
50th Percentile Wage
$108,090
75th Percentile Wage
$167,610
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for general and operations managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $167,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $108,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,440.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21.85
25th Percentile Wage
$32.85
50th Percentile Wage
$51.97
75th Percentile Wage
$80.58
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for general and operations managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $80.58. The median hourly salary is $51.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21.85.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016108,0903.27%6.25%
2015104,5604.12%-
2014100,250-0.20%-
2013100,450-0.88%-
2012101,330--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of General and Operations Managers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of general and operations managers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of general and operations managers in state of Colorado ranges from $68,320 to $119,680. The highest paying area for general and operations managers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $119,680. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $119,400). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,320.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$119,680
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$119,400
Greeley
$96,140
Colorado Springs
$95,110
Fort Collins-Loveland
$87,390
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$85,740
Grand Junction
$80,200
Pueblo
$79,080
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$72,080
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$71,240
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$68,320


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