Average Nurse Manager Salary in Colorado

Nurse managers in Colorado earn an average of $85,359 per year (or $41.03 per hour).

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3% lower than the national average
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Colorado nurse managers earn 3% lower than the national average salary for nurse managers, at $88,804 (or $42.69 per hour).

Nurse manager salary range in Colorado

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $106,734 $51
75th Percentile $100,755 $48
Median $82,608 $39
25th Percentile $73,730 $35

80% of Colorado nurse managers earn between $64,070 and $106,734.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse manager salary in Colorado

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Colorado nurse managers earn about $82,954 per year. Cost-of-living in Colorado is 2% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Colorado for nurse managers

Denver, CO $87,677 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse managers are paid the highest is Denver, where the average nurse managers salary is $87,677 and 27,860 registered nurses are currently employed.

Nurse managers salaries in other states

California $129,689 per year
Oregon $104,320 per year
Alaska $97,230 per year
Massachusetts $115,956 per year
Washington $101,217 per year
New York $97,986 per year
Nevada $102,713 per year
New Jersey $95,805 per year
Connecticut $102,590 per year
Minnesota $98,688 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Colorado?

Clinical Informatics Nurse $114,143 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $92,307 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $92,307 per year
Dialysis Nurse $90,322 per year
OR Nurse $89,330 per year
Radiology Nurse $86,352 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $83,374 per year
Primary Care Nurse $83,374 per year
Diabetes Nurse $83,374 per year
Transplant Nurse $83,374 per year

At a $85,359 average annual salary, nurse managers in Colorado tend to earn less than clinical informatics nurses ($114,143), aesthetic nurses ($92,307), quality assurance nurses ($92,307), dialysis nurses ($90,322), OR nurses ($89,330), and radiology nurses ($86,352). They tend to earn more than substance abuse nurses ($83,374), primary care nurses ($83,374), diabetes nurses ($83,374), and transplant nurses ($83,374).

More about nurse managers

Nurse managers oversee the day-to-day work of nurses in a hospital or clinical setting. They serve as clinical and administrative leaders of their units, leading patient care while also supervising other nurses.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health