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In Colorado:

  • Workers on average earn $50,360.
  • 10% of workers earn $36,460 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $82,790 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $50,160.
  • 10% of workers earn $30,910 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $84,570 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$30,910$39,130$50,160$65,340$84,570
Colorado$36,460$41,910$50,360$64,210$82,790
Boulder, CO$39,100$40,150$47,460$64,560$108,710
Colorado Springs, CO$35,600$39,400$55,760$63,760$93,290
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO$36,910$47,620$60,140$64,210$80,960
Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area$32,650$36,840$46,950$75,940$101,990
Fort Collins, CO$36,220$38,770$46,910$60,470$79,800
Grand Junction, CO$34,000$36,380$44,770$58,580$91,800
Greeley, CO$35,610$43,880$59,600$64,080$101,670
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area$36,390$46,920$58,280$78,970$101,670
Pueblo, CO$34,410$37,120$44,640$62,020$93,180
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area$35,720$38,520$47,090$66,830$101,960

In Colorado:

  • Workers on average earn $24.21 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.53 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $39.80 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $24.11 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $14.86 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $40.66 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data external site.

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$14.86$18.81$24.11$31.41$40.66
Colorado$17.53$20.15$24.21$30.87$39.80
Boulder, CO$18.80$19.30$22.82$31.04$52.27
Colorado Springs, CO$17.12$18.94$26.81$30.66$44.85
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO$17.74$22.89$28.91$30.87$38.92
Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area$15.70$17.71$22.57$36.51$49.03
Fort Collins, CO$17.41$18.64$22.55$29.07$38.36
Grand Junction, CO$16.34$17.49$21.53$28.16$44.13
Greeley, CO$17.12$21.09$28.65$30.81$48.88
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area$17.49$22.56$28.02$37.96$48.88
Pueblo, CO$16.54$17.84$21.46$29.82$44.80
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area$17.18$18.52$22.64$32.13$49.02