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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Colorado

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Teacher Assistants in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,190
25th Percentile Wage
$24,230
50th Percentile Wage
$28,100
75th Percentile Wage
$32,400
90th Percentile Wage
$39,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $39,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $28,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,100
2.81% 8.68%
2016
$27,310
2.16% -
2015
$26,720
2.25% -
2014
$26,120
-0.15% -
2013
$26,160
1.91% -
2012
$25,660
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Colorado ranges from $22,240 to $32,580. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $32,580. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $30,260). The lowest paying area is Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$32,580
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$30,260
Pueblo
$29,760
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$28,870
Grand Junction
$28,480
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$26,570
Fort Collins-Loveland
$26,560
Colorado Springs
$26,340
Greeley
$25,380
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$23,730
Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$22,240




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