Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology 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 Psychology Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,320
25th Percentile Wage
$35,880
50th Percentile Wage
$61,360
75th Percentile Wage
$89,930
90th Percentile Wage
$118,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $118,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,360
14.33% 2.66%
2016
$52,570
-7.63% -
2015
$56,580
4.22% -
2014
$54,190
-4.78% -
2013
$56,780
-5.20% -
2012
$59,730
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $38,680 to $89,000. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Colorado is Fort Collins-Loveland with a median annual salary of $89,000. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Boulder (mean annual salary $83,390). The lowest paying area is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $38,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fort Collins-Loveland
$89,000
Boulder
$83,390
Colorado Springs
$73,140
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$52,650
Pueblo
$50,680
Greeley
$46,230
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$38,680




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