Average Teacher Salary Rank: 29th
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 38th
Salary raise last year: 2.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 17.0 %
Colorado is 24th on our comfort scale with starting salaries of $32,126 and average salaries of $49,844. If the great outdoors is your thing, this is a great place to be a teacher. The song America the Beautiful was inspired by the views from Pike's Peak in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.