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 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 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,440
25th Percentile Wage
$39,640
50th Percentile Wage
$51,500
75th Percentile Wage
$63,640
90th Percentile Wage
$88,390

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 $88,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,500
-0.85% 12.41%
2016
$51,940
3.41% -
2015
$50,170
6.34% -
2014
$46,990
12.02% -
2013
$41,340
-9.12% -
2012
$45,110
- -

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 $36,890 to $62,290. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Colorado is Boulder with a median annual salary of $62,290. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $56,450). The lowest paying area is Grand Junction with a median annual salary of $36,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boulder
$62,290
East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$56,450
Colorado Springs
$54,900
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$54,890
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$54,750
Greeley
$51,100
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$44,220
Fort Collins-Loveland
$40,740
Pueblo
$39,410
Grand Junction
$36,890




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