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Want to work in Colorado as a Manager? Read this first!

16.3% Jobs Projection
$127,750 Median Salary
1,760 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Managers in Colorado is growing faster than average.

  • Managers in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Managers Work in Colorado?

8,940 people worked as Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 7,930 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,010 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Colorado has more Managers than average.


Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.


Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,760 annual job openings, and a total of 23,140 jobs for Colorado Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $75,210 to $207,400 with $127,750 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $36.16 to $99.71. The median hourly rate was $61.42.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $59.24 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.18.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Colorado Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 5,600 $134,630
Colorado Springs, CO 980 $111,150
Boulder, CO 880 $133,460
Fort Collins, CO 290 $126,850
Greeley, CO 280 $118,910
Grand Junction, CO 120 $101,420
Pueblo, CO 110 $105,480

Top States for Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410

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