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Salaries for Legislators, Statewide Elected Officials, and County Officers

2019 Salaries for Legislators

All members of the General Assembly whose terms commence on the first day of the legislative session beginning in January of 2019 shall receive $40,242 annually payable in twelve equal monthly amounts. Members whose terms began prior to January 2019 shall receive $30,000 per year payable at the rate of $2,500 per month. 

Salary for Statewide Elected Officials

Pursuant to Section 24-9-101(5), C.R.S., Legislative Council Staff is required to post the current salary of the five statewide elected officials on the General Assembly's website.  For the term of office starting on January 8, 2019, and ending on January 10, 2023, statewide elected officials will receive the annual salaries listed below.

  • Governor - $123,193
  • Lieutenant Governor - $93,360
  • Attorney General - $107,672
  • Secretary of State - $93,360
  • State Treasurer - $93,360

Additional detail on the calculations used to determine these salary amounts can be found in the following memorandum.

2020 and 2021 Salaries for County Officers

Pursuant to Section 30-2-102, C.R.S., every two years, the Director of Research of the Legislative Council adjusts the amount of each annual salary in each specified statutory category for county officers based on the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood area.   In accordance with the statutory requirement, this document provides salaries for the following county officers for 2020 and 2021:

  • County Commissioners
  • County Sheriffs
  • County Treasurers, Assessors, and Clerks
  • County Coroners
  • County Surveyors