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Legislator Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,890
25th Percentile Wage
$18,670
50th Percentile Wage
$46,150
75th Percentile Wage
$92,130
90th Percentile Wage
$94,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legislators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $17,890.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for legislators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,150-74.06%1.11%
201580,33017.59%-
201466,200-17.98%-
201378,10041.56%-
201245,640--

Table 3. Compare Legislator Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $46,150, Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is the second highest paying city for legislators in state of Colorado, following the highest paying city Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $56,720). Compared with Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of legislators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 18.6 percent (18.6%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$56,720
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$46,150
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$45,800
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$19,960
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$19,720

See also: Top paying jobs in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.