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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legislators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
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|Colorado Springs|| |
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|Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area|| |