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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,900
25th Percentile Wage
$62,730
50th Percentile Wage
$86,290
75th Percentile Wage
$127,570
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $127,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,900.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22.07
25th Percentile Wage
$30.16
50th Percentile Wage
$41.49
75th Percentile Wage
$61.33
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $61.33. The median hourly salary is $41.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22.07.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of personal financial advisors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,2904.52%37.54%
201582,3906.85%-
201476,7507.96%-
201370,64023.70%-
201253,900--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Personal Financial Advisors in Colorado Cities

Table 3 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 $110,480. The highest paying area for personal financial advisors in Colorado is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $110,480. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $88,550). The lowest paying area is Greeley with a median annual salary of $49,330.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$110,480
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$88,550
Colorado Springs
$79,210
Boulder
$75,820
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$71,020
Grand Junction
$64,530
Fort Collins-Loveland
$64,440
Greeley
$49,330


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