Average Salary for The City of Aurora Employees

Based in Aurora, Colo.,government player The City of Aurora offers many employment opportunities, including Fire Chief and Geographic Information Systems Specialist positions. An average The City of Aurora employee can expect to make $58K annually. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at The City of Aurora. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The City of Aurora Median Salary by Job


Fire Chief
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Human Resources Analyst
2 profiles

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist
2 profiles

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  • Updated: 09 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
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Aurora, Colorado 


Source: Freebase


Fire Chiefs represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $155K per year — though Geographic Information Systems Specialists also do fairly well at $48K annually.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $77K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $54K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $80K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc); The City of Aurora awards approximately $72K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Office among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $95K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; around one in three consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Operations Management, Microsoft Excel, and Budget Management.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at The City of Aurora can sometimes lack paid time off; one-half of employees get paid vacation days, and 38 percent receive paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; The City of Aurora sponsors various plans such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all workers, and for nearly all survey participants, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include a defined benefit retirement plan, gym membership, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for The City of Aurora


44 %
56 %
$46,184 - $81,389
$50,335 - $141,414

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$58,879 - $86,500
$44,911 - $66,000
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