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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other physical scientists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
|Fort Collins-Loveland|| |