Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary vocational education teachers in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers among 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 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,370
25th Percentile Wage
$39,090
50th Percentile Wage
$51,940
75th Percentile Wage
$67,640
90th Percentile Wage
$100,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,370.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$14.12
25th Percentile Wage
$18.79
50th Percentile Wage
$24.97
75th Percentile Wage
$32.52
90th Percentile Wage
$48.46

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.46. The median hourly salary is $24.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $14.12.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,9403.41%13.15%
201550,1706.34%-
201446,99012.02%-
201341,340-9.12%-
201245,110--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Colorado ranges from $35,940 to $56,140. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Colorado is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $56,140. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,910). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $35,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Colorado Springs
$56,140
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$53,910
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$53,230
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$51,920
Pueblo
$46,580
Fort Collins-Loveland
$44,430
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$41,820
Boulder
$39,360
Grand Junction
$35,940


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