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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$147,350
75th Percentile Wage
$116,440
50th Percentile Wage
$97,940
25th Percentile Wage
$83,490
10th Percentile Wage
$70,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $70,290.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$70.84
75th Percentile Wage
$55.98
50th Percentile Wage
$47.09
25th Percentile Wage
$40.14
10th Percentile Wage
$33.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $70.84. The median hourly salary is $47.09. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.79.

Table 3. Average Nurse Practitioners Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Nurse Practitioners
$97,940
Audiologists
$84,660
Other Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners
$44,650
Chiropractors
$48,240
General Dentists
$143,400
Dietitians and Nutritionists
$57,000
Optometrists
$106,800

Table 4. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Colorado Cities

Table 4 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Colorado ranges from $82,300 to $104,470. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $104,470. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $104,330). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $82,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$104,470
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$104,330
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$100,310
Greeley
$94,140
Grand Junction
$92,910
Colorado Springs
$91,440
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$87,370
Fort Collins-Loveland
$87,190
Pueblo
$86,930
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$82,300

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