Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic among 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 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,110
25th Percentile Wage
$29,230
50th Percentile Wage
$34,910
75th Percentile Wage
$39,610
90th Percentile Wage
$48,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,910
10.40% 11.72%
2016
$31,280
0.70% -
2015
$31,060
-3.64% -
2014
$32,190
-4.44% -
2013
$33,620
8.33% -
2012
$30,820
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic in state of Colorado ranges from $26,600 to $43,820. The highest paying area for molders, shapers, and casters, except metal and plastic in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $43,820. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $37,280). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $26,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$43,820
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$37,280
Boulder
$36,810
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$31,250
Fort Collins-Loveland
$30,530
Greeley
$30,030
Grand Junction
$26,600




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