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Legislator Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of legislators in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of legislators in Boulder is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Legislators in Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,270
25th Percentile Wage
$19,330
50th Percentile Wage
$99,050
75th Percentile Wage
$126,990
90th Percentile Wage
$108,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $108,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$99,050
20.86% 0.00%
2015
$78,390
25.63% -
2014
$58,300
-34.43% -
2013
$78,370
-26.39% -
2012
$99,050
- -

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $99,050, Boulder is the highest paying city for legislators in state of Colorado, followed by Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $56,720). In comparison, the median annual salary of legislators in Boulder is 42.7 percent (42.7%) higher than that in Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$99,050
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$56,720
Colorado Springs
$48,350
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$48,340
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$46,400
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$27,390
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$24,320



See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.