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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 statistics of legislators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield 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 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,470
25th Percentile Wage
$19,720
50th Percentile Wage
$24,320
75th Percentile Wage
$92,620
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 $24,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $19,470.

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 Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,320
-89.76% -87.66%
2016
$46,150
-74.06% -
2015
$80,330
17.59% -
2014
$66,200
-17.98% -
2013
$78,100
41.56% -
2012
$45,640
- -

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 $24,320, Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is the lowest paying city for legislators in state of Colorado, following city of Boulder (median annual salary of $99,050). Compared with the highest paying city Boulder, the median annual salary of legislators in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 75.4 percent (75.4%) lower.

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



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