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Historians Salary Information in Colorado

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Historians in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$112,360
75th Percentile Wage
$96,410
50th Percentile Wage
$79,090
25th Percentile Wage
$66,360
10th Percentile Wage
$52,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for historians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,650.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$54.02
75th Percentile Wage
$46.35
50th Percentile Wage
$38.02
25th Percentile Wage
$31.91
10th Percentile Wage
$25.31

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for historians in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.02. The median hourly salary is $38.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.31.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $79,090 1.40%
2013 $78,000 -0.04%
2012 $78,030 6.32%
2011 $73,390 -0.62%
2010 $73,850 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for historians in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.10%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.04%.We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 6.32% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -0.62%.

Table 4. Average Historians Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Historians
$79,090
Social Scientists and Related Workers
$73,430
Economists
$87,010
Survey Researchers
$52,210
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$70,390
Other Psychologists
$88,690
Sociologists
$63,760

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