Average Primary Care Nurse Salary in Colorado

Primary care nurses in Colorado earn an average of $83,374 per year (or $40.08 per hour).

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Colorado primary care nurses earn 0% lower than the national average salary for primary care nurses, at $84,172 (or $40.46 per hour).

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Primary care nurse salary range in Colorado

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $104,251 $50
75th Percentile $98,412 $47
Median $80,687 $38
25th Percentile $72,016 $34

80% of Colorado primary care nurses earn between $62,580 and $104,251.

Cost-of-living adjusted primary care nurse salary in Colorado

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Colorado primary care nurses earn about $81,024 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 primary care nurses

Denver, CO $85,638 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where primary care nurses are paid the highest is Denver, where the average primary care nurses salary is $85,638 and 27,860 registered nurses are currently employed.

Primary care nurses salaries in other states

California $130,735 per year
Oregon $92,939 per year
Massachusetts $98,004 per year
Washington $101,706 per year
New York $85,854 per year
Nevada $107,700 per year
New Jersey $101,920 per year
Connecticut $83,322 per year
Minnesota $71,597 per year
Maryland $86,698 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
Nurse Manager $85,359 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $83,374 per year
Diabetes Nurse $83,374 per year
Transplant Nurse $83,374 per year

At a $83,374 average annual salary, primary care nurses 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), radiology nurses ($86,352), and nurse managers ($85,359). They tend to earn more than substance abuse nurses ($83,374), diabetes nurses ($83,374), and transplant nurses ($83,374).

More about primary care nurses

A primary care nurse is a registered nurse who works in an outpatient primary care office. Primary care nurses are well versed on a variety of healthcare issues since they handle a wide array of patient issues.

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