Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists among Colorado areas 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 Speech-Language Pathologists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,610
25th Percentile Wage
$69,980
50th Percentile Wage
$85,600
75th Percentile Wage
$105,070
90th Percentile Wage
$127,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$85,600
3.26% 5.05%
2016
$82,810
0.08% -
2015
$82,740
-1.27% -
2014
$83,790
1.73% -
2013
$82,340
1.29% -
2012
$81,280
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Colorado ranges from $72,250 to $90,310. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $90,310. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Grand Junction (mean annual salary $88,110). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$90,310
Grand Junction
$88,110
Pueblo
$87,820
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$85,010
Colorado Springs
$83,370
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$79,230
Greeley
$77,780
Fort Collins-Loveland
$76,120
Boulder
$75,640
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$73,890
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$72,250




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