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 information of nurse practitioners in Boulder is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Nurse Practitioners in Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,300
25th Percentile Wage
$105,120
50th Percentile Wage
$114,380
75th Percentile Wage
$123,890
90th Percentile Wage
$129,620

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 $129,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $114,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $91,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43.90
25th Percentile Wage
$50.54
50th Percentile Wage
$54.99
75th Percentile Wage
$59.56
90th Percentile Wage
$62.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Boulder, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.32. The median hourly salary is $54.99. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43.90.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016114,3803.30%17.45%
2015110,6105.55%-
2014104,4705.20%-
201399,0404.66%-
201294,420--

Table 3. Compare Nurse Practitioners Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $114,380, Boulder is the highest paying city for nurse practitioners in state of Colorado, followed by Greeley (median annual salary $105,750). In comparison, the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in Boulder is 7.5 percent (7.5%) higher than that in Greeley.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$114,380
Greeley
$105,750
Grand Junction
$102,690
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$101,710
Pueblo
$96,020
Colorado Springs
$95,290
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$91,720
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$90,140
Fort Collins-Loveland
$86,020

See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.