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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$82,980
25th Percentile Wage
$100,870
50th Percentile Wage
$126,010
75th Percentile Wage
$163,340
90th Percentile Wage
$184,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for human resources managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $184,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $126,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $82,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39.89
25th Percentile Wage
$48.49
50th Percentile Wage
$60.58
75th Percentile Wage
$78.53
90th Percentile Wage
$88.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for human resources managers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $88.58. The median hourly salary is $60.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39.89.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016126,0100.63%8.17%
2015125,2102.01%-
2014122,6904.03%-
2013117,7401.72%-
2012115,710--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Human Resources Managers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 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 $96,420 to $131,280. The highest paying area for human resources managers in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $131,280. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $126,490). The lowest paying area is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $96,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$131,280
Colorado Springs
$126,490
Boulder
$121,230
Fort Collins-Loveland
$120,160
Greeley
$115,020
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$96,420


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