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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of nurse practitioners in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of nurse practitioners in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield 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 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$77,520
25th Percentile Wage
$88,490
50th Percentile Wage
$101,710
75th Percentile Wage
$121,670
90th Percentile Wage
$143,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $143,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $77,520.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37.27
25th Percentile Wage
$42.54
50th Percentile Wage
$48.90
75th Percentile Wage
$58.50
90th Percentile Wage
$68.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.98. The median hourly salary is $48.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37.27.

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
2016101,710-5.79%4.52%
2015107,6003.04%-
2014104,3300.18%-
2013104,1406.75%-
201297,110--

Table 3. Compare Nurse Practitioners Salary in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $101,710 in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is in the middle of salary range for nurse practitioners in state of Colorado. In comparison, the annual salary of nurse practitioners in Denver-Aurora-Broomfield is 11.1 percent (11.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Boulder and 15.4 percent (15.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Fort Collins-Loveland.

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 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado.