Human Resources Manager Salary Information in Colorado

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$158,050
50th Percentile Wage
$122,690
25th Percentile Wage
$99,340
10th Percentile Wage
$80,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $158,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,580.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$75.98
50th Percentile Wage
$58.99
25th Percentile Wage
$47.76
10th Percentile Wage
$38.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $75.98. The median hourly salary is $58.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38.74.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $122,690 4.20%
2013 $117,740 1.75%
2012 $115,710 5.44%
2011 $109,740 3.61%
2010 $105,920 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for human resources managers in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 15.83%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.75%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.44% in the year 2012 and a relatively large increase of 3.61% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Human Resources Manager Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Human Resources Managers
$122,690
Training and Development Managers
$105,910
Administrative Services Managers
$92,230
Computer and Information Systems Managers
$140,040
Financial Managers
$131,500
Industrial Production Managers
$97,130
Purchasing Managers
$122,640

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of human resources managers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of human resources managers in state of Colorado ranges from $100,270 to $129,400. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $129,400. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $121,610). The lowest paying area is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $100,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$129,400
Colorado Springs
$121,610
Fort Collins-Loveland
$118,000
Boulder
$113,590
Greeley
$105,510
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$100,270

Human Resources Manager Salary by State

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