Surgical Technologists Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for surgical technologists in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of surgical technologists amongst 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 Surgical Technologists in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,040
25th Percentile Wage
$44,160
50th Percentile Wage
$50,600
75th Percentile Wage
$59,590
90th Percentile Wage
$68,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for surgical technologists in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of surgical technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,600
3.68% 4.53%
2016
$48,740
0.98% -
2015
$48,260
-4.16% -
2014
$50,270
1.41% -
2013
$49,560
2.52% -
2012
$48,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Surgical Technologists in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of surgical technologists in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of surgical technologists in state of Colorado ranges from $43,780 to $56,200. The highest paying area for surgical technologists in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $56,200. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Grand Junction (mean annual salary $55,830). The lowest paying area is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $43,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$56,200
Grand Junction
$55,830
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$54,540
Colorado Springs
$51,590
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$50,430
Fort Collins-Loveland
$49,600
Greeley
$48,040
Pueblo
$46,320
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$44,000
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$43,780




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