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 amongst Colorado metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,240
25th Percentile Wage
$67,930
50th Percentile Wage
$82,810
75th Percentile Wage
$101,050
90th Percentile Wage
$121,600

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 $121,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,240.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.56
25th Percentile Wage
$32.65
50th Percentile Wage
$39.82
75th Percentile Wage
$48.58
90th Percentile Wage
$58.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for speech-language pathologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $58.46. The median hourly salary is $39.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.56.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,8100.08%1.85%
201582,740-1.27%-
201483,7901.73%-
201382,3401.29%-
201281,280--

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 $71,150 to $91,020. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Colorado is Pueblo with a median annual salary of $91,020. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield (mean annual salary $86,530). The lowest paying area is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,150.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pueblo
$91,020
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$86,530
Colorado Springs
$82,610
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$82,420
Fort Collins-Loveland
$76,570
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$76,150
Greeley
$73,840
Boulder
$72,290
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$71,150


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