Personal Financial Advisor Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for personal financial advisors in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of personal financial advisors amongst Colorado cities 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 Personal Financial Advisors in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$104,860
50th Percentile Wage
$76,750
25th Percentile Wage
$57,480
10th Percentile Wage
$36,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for personal financial advisors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $104,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$50.42
50th Percentile Wage
$36.90
25th Percentile Wage
$27.63
10th Percentile Wage
$17.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for personal financial advisors in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $50.42. The median hourly salary is $36.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.59.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $76,750 8.65%
2013 $70,640 31.06%
2012 $53,900 16.44%
2011 $46,290 9.41%
2010 $42,310 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for personal financial advisors in state of Colorado from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 81.40%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 31.06%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 16.44% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 9.41% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Personal Financial Advisor Wage in Colorado vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Personal Financial Advisors
$76,750
Insurance Underwriters
$67,840
Financial Examiners
$71,320
Credit Counselors
$48,970
Loan Officers
$68,030
Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
$56,620
Tax Preparers
$40,660

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Colorado Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of personal financial advisors in state of Colorado ranges from $49,330 to $81,060. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $81,060. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Fort Collins-Loveland (mean annual salary $72,390). The lowest paying area is Greeley with a median annual salary of $49,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$81,060
Fort Collins-Loveland
$72,390
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$70,790
Boulder
$69,510
Colorado Springs
$62,790
Grand Junction
$58,710
Greeley
$49,330

Personal Financial Advisor Salary by State

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