Kindergarten Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten teachers, except special education in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten teachers, except special education 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,200
25th Percentile Wage
$39,620
50th Percentile Wage
$47,970
75th Percentile Wage
$60,230
90th Percentile Wage
$73,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,970
2.52% 10.97%
2016
$46,760
1.22% -
2015
$46,190
5.93% -
2014
$43,450
0.39% -
2013
$43,280
1.32% -
2012
$42,710
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten teachers, except special education in state of Colorado ranges from $38,550 to $52,850. The highest paying area for kindergarten teachers, except special education in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $52,850. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $51,890). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$52,850
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$51,890
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$49,410
Fort Collins-Loveland
$48,370
Colorado Springs
$44,360
Greeley
$42,780
Pueblo
$42,380
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$39,770
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$38,870
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$38,550




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