Other Physical Scientist Salary Information in Boulder, Colorado

The annual and hourly salary statistics of other physical scientists in Boulder, Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of other physical scientists in Boulder is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Other Physical Scientists in Boulder, Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,020
25th Percentile Wage
$81,810
50th Percentile Wage
$101,650
75th Percentile Wage
$140,890
90th Percentile Wage
$161,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physical scientists in Boulder, Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $161,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $101,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $52,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other physical scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$101,650
-6.60% -6.60%
2016
$108,360
-11.71% -
2015
$121,050
-1.01% -
2014
$122,270
7.61% -
2013
$112,970
4.08% -
2012
$108,360
- -

Table 3. Compare Other Physical Scientist Salary in Boulder with Other Colorado Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $101,650, Boulder is the second highest paying city for other physical scientists in state of Colorado, following the highest paying city Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (median annual salary of $102,890). Compared with Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, the median annual salary of other physical scientists in Boulder is 1.2 percent (1.2%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$102,890
Boulder
$101,650
Fort Collins-Loveland
$64,520



See also: Top paying jobs in Boulder, Colorado.