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Medical Assistant Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for medical assistants in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of medical assistants amongst 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 Medical Assistants in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,290
25th Percentile Wage
$29,860
50th Percentile Wage
$34,860
75th Percentile Wage
$39,550
90th Percentile Wage
$46,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for medical assistants in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,860
2.44% 8.84%
2016
$34,010
3.62% -
2015
$32,780
1.19% -
2014
$32,390
0.62% -
2013
$32,190
1.27% -
2012
$31,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Medical Assistants in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of medical assistants in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of medical assistants in state of Colorado ranges from $28,900 to $37,060. The highest paying area for medical assistants in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $37,060. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $35,260). The lowest paying area is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $28,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$37,060
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$35,260
Boulder
$34,470
Grand Junction
$33,720
Greeley
$33,230
Colorado Springs
$32,340
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$31,450
Fort Collins-Loveland
$31,400
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,890
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,220
Pueblo
$28,900




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