Middle School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education among Colorado cities 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 Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,370
25th Percentile Wage
$41,470
50th Percentile Wage
$49,840
75th Percentile Wage
$62,820
90th Percentile Wage
$76,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $76,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,840
1.59% 5.20%
2016
$49,050
1.14% -
2015
$48,490
1.03% -
2014
$47,990
0.69% -
2013
$47,660
0.86% -
2012
$47,250
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in state of Colorado ranges from $39,720 to $62,340. The highest paying area for middle school teachers, except special and career/technical education in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $62,340. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $52,820). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$62,340
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$52,820
Fort Collins-Loveland
$50,720
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$48,880
Pueblo
$46,810
Grand Junction
$46,800
Colorado Springs
$46,310
Greeley
$45,040
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$45,020
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$40,670
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$39,720




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