Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of nurse practitioners in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of nurse practitioners in Boulder 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 Nurse Practitioners in Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$88,060
25th Percentile Wage
$106,780
50th Percentile Wage
$116,470
75th Percentile Wage
$126,130
90th Percentile Wage
$132,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $116,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $88,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$116,470
1.79% 18.93%
2016
$114,380
3.30% -
2015
$110,610
5.55% -
2014
$104,470
5.20% -
2013
$99,040
4.66% -
2012
$94,420
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Table 3. Compare Nurse Practitioners Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $116,470, Boulder is the highest paying city for nurse practitioners in state of Colorado, followed by Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $107,400). In comparison, the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in Boulder is 7.8 percent (7.8%) higher than that in Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$116,470
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$107,400
Greeley
$107,010
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$104,320
Grand Junction
$101,170
Pueblo
$98,520
Colorado Springs
$95,290
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$92,850
Fort Collins-Loveland
$91,240
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$90,140



See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.