Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary physics teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary physics teachers 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,670
25th Percentile Wage
$57,430
50th Percentile Wage
$85,420
75th Percentile Wage
$117,730
90th Percentile Wage
$151,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $151,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary physics teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,420
0.84% 9.82%
2016
$84,700
4.97% -
2015
$80,490
6.45% -
2014
$75,300
-1.30% -
2013
$76,280
-0.98% -
2012
$77,030
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $69,670 to $81,220. The highest paying area for postsecondary physics teachers in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $81,220. The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $69,670.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$81,220
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$69,670




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