How Much Do Surrogates Make in Denver?

One of the most common questions that come with surrogacy is wondering how much surrogates get paid in Denver. Here’s everything that you need to know.

Living in the “Mile High City” gives you the opportunity to fulfill the mile-high dreams of hopeful intended parents through surrogacy.

Surrogates in Denver make $50,000 - $110,000+ for helping hopeful couples have their long-awaited baby.

In addition to the life-changing process you’ll undertake for those who can’t become parents themselves, being a surrogate is an opportunity for you to prepare for your family's future.

Choosing surrogacy not only shows your immense compassion and empathy, it’s an opportunity to set yourself up for the future by earning meaningful surrogate pay in Denver for your family.

Contact us online to get more free information now about the surrogate compensation in Denver you can receive.

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How Much Do Surrogates Make in Denver?

Surrogate mother pay in Denver ranges from $50,000 - $110,000+.Your exact pay rate will depend on:

  • Your Experience: Experienced surrogate compensation is more if you’ve been a surrogate before.
  • Your Surrogacy Agency: As the highest-paying surrogacy agency in Denver, your pay reflects your heroic efforts.
  • Income: Your base pay for surrogate pregnancy is affected by your current income level.

We provide the highest average surrogate pay in Denver for a reason. We understand the impact of your decision to help create a family for those who can’t. Becoming a surrogate is a choice that deserves recognition, and compensation.

Our surrogate compensation package reflects the life-changing commitment you’re making by putting your time and energy into creating a family.

What’s Included in Surrogate Pay?

Your surrogate compensation breakdown is comprised of two parts: Base pay for surrogate pregnancy and additional expenses.

When you’re looking at which surrogacy agency pays the most in Denver, it’s important to look at the surrogate compensation breakdown.

See Our Surrogate Compensation Breakdown


Total Compensation:

$50,000 - $110,000+

What's Included:
Base Pay
Think of base pay like your surrogate salary. This payment is deposited monthly once a pregnancy is confirmed, and it is entirely yours to use however you choose!
Pre-Pregnancy Payments:
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Start of Medications Bonus
  • Mock Cycle Payment
  • Travel Expenses
  • Signing Bonus
  • Social Work Screening Bonus
  • Medical Screening Bonus
Pregnancy Payments:
  • Start of Base Pay
  • Transfer Payment
  • Maternity Clothes
  • 3rd Trimester Self Care
  • Medical Procedures Bonus
  • C-Section Payment (if required)
  • Multiples Bonus
  • Bed Rest Coverage
Post-Pregnancy Payments:
  • Post-Pregnancy Self Care
  • Pumping Breast Milk (if agreed upon)
  • Counseling Costs (if needed)
  • Lost Wages
  • Spouse Lost Wages
Additional Benefits:
  • Personal Gifts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Life Insurance & Complications Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Housekeeping Payments
  • Family Meal Payments

Highest-Paying Surrogacy Agencies in Denver

When comparing surrogate compensation between agencies, not only should you consider the pay rate, but you should pay attention to the “why” behind it. Other agencies may throw out compensation numbers that might not tell the whole story.

We offer the highest surrogate compensation because we understand the value of your commitment to helping others experience the joy of parenthood. We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the process and have the ability to enrich your own family’s life.

If you’re an experienced surrogate, your compensation will be higher than first-time surrogate compensation. You can make $60,000 - $110,000+  with us in surrogate pay because of your commitment to making dreams come true.


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AgencyCompensation Range (in USD)
American Surrogacy$50,000 - $110,000+
Golden Surrogacy$50,000-$70,000
Colorado Surrogacy$50,000-$65,000

Fill out our online contact form to get more information about how we offer the best surrogate compensation. We can’t wait to help you however we can in this life-changing journey.

How to Become a Paid Surrogate in Denver [4 Steps]

Step 1: Contact Us

Our application process is smooth and straightforward and can be completed in a few minutes. Contact us online to see if you qualify.

Step 2: Complete Our Screening Process

Just like the application process, our screening process is streamlined to ensure you are ready for a successful surrogacy journey.

Our screening process is designed with your safety in mind.

Step 3: Find a Surrogacy Match

Our matching process helps you find the perfect intended parents. This is a partnership between you and the hopeful intended parents; we know that a strong connection will only help this journey in the years to come.

Our matching process factors in:

  • Location
  • Personal preferences
  • Compatibility

Step 4: Bring New Life into the World

Once you complete the first three steps, completing your pregnancy comes next. That starts with in vitro fertilization. This process involves creating an embryo from the genetic material of the intended parents or a donor. When you’re at a point in your cycle optimal for implantation, the embryo will be transferred to your uterus.

Once your pregnancy is confirmed, you will begin receiving your surrogate pay.

Visit Our Office in Colorado

As a national surrogacy agency, we have offices around the country that are happy to help you through this life-changing opportunity to fulfill the dreams of intended parents and set you up financially for the future.

If you want to learn more about how you can get the best surrogate pay, you can stop by our office in Denver.

1400 16th St Mall #400

Denver, CO 80202


What You Can Gain with Our Surrogacy Program

Working with us means you gain access to a world of comprehensive support while earning the highest surrogate pay. But the emotional benefits of surrogacy go hand-in-hand with the financial benefits.

Choosing surrogacy means:

  • A sense of purpose
  • Helping others experience the joys of parenthood
  • Our unwavering commitment
  • Learning more about yourself

Other Things to Know About Becoming a Surrogate in Denver

Surrogacy Laws and Legal Professionals

Colorado is a surrogacy-friendly state, and in 2021, they established the Colorado Surrogacy Agreement Act. This clarified:

  • Eligibility requirements for entering into surrogacy agreements
  • Provisions governing the termination of agreements and the effect of a death or a change in marital status of any of the parties to such agreements
  • The authorization of court orders recognizing and enforcing agreements;
  • The specifics of the duties of persons under agreements
  • The authorization of court orders determining parentage
  • The creation of new definitions for agreements

Although Colorado is a surrogacy-friendly state, the process can always become complicated legally. That’s why we can connect you with a surrogacy attorney from our network. You can contact these surrogacy attorneys in Denver:

  • Koupal Law Firm, P.C. (Denver):  Koupal Law Firm, P.C. specializes in family formation, assisted reproductive technology (ART), and surrogacy. Their lawyers have been on the forefront of new family law matters including representing Intended parents, gestational carriers, and egg and sperm donors.
  • Judith A. Hoechst, Esq. (Denver): Judith provides personalized reproductive legal services for every part of the family formation and surrogacy process. She has been admitted by examination to the State Bars of Colorado, New Mexico, and Ohio and represents heterosexual or LGBTQ+ clients.
  • Grob & Eirich, LLC. (Denver): Grob & Eirich LLC. advises intended parents, gestational carries and traditional surrogates about all of the requirements under the Colorado Surrogacy Agreement Act.  They can also help guide intended parents and donors about the significant changes that will result in 2025 with respect to the Donor-Conceived Persons and Families of Donor Conceived Person Protection Act which will no longer allow closed donations in Colorado. 

Surrogacy Medical Professionals in Denver

Colorado’s capital city has a large network of experienced medical professionals. Whether it’s a hospital for your labor and delivery or a fertility clinic to get things started, we can help you find the medical professional you need.


  • Denver Health (Denver): Denver Health has been providing health care to Colorado and Denver for more than 160 years. Denver Health delivers more than 3,500 babies every year, which accounts for about one third of all Denver babies.
  • UCHealth Labor and Delivery (Aurora): The University of Colorado­ Hospital is one of the few hospitals in the nation to earn Magnet designation four times. The UCHealth Labor and Deliver unit is specifically dedicated to high-risk labor and delivery. It’s also the only hospital in the Metro Denver region to offer water births as an option.
  • Saint Joseph’s Center for Women & Infants (Denver): Every pregnancy is different, which is why their team of nurses, midwives and physicians are ready to care for you and your baby, whether you want a traditional plan of care, prefer a natural birthing experience, or require a more complex treatment plan.

Fertility Clinics

  • Conceptions Reproductive Associates of Colorado (Denver): Their fertility treatment strategy draws largely on the last 15 years of scientific research.
  • Shady Grove Fertility (Denver): Shady Grove Fertility was named the #1 physician practice for reproductive care by Castle Connolly, 2024. Their Donor Egg Program is the largest in the nation.
  • CCRM Fertility (Denver): Over 100,000 babies have been born through fertility treatments at CCRM and they have consistently achieved some of the highest live birth rates in the U.S. 

FAQs About Surrogate Compensation in Denver

Why Should Surrogate Mothers Be Paid?

Surrogacy is no simple task. The time, effort and energy that you are dedicating to the pregnancy, and making someone’s dreams come true, deserves to be recognized.

We recognize the sacrifices you are making by offering the best surrogate pay.

Do Surrogates Have to Pay Taxes in Denver?   

Yes, surrogates have to pay taxes in Denver. Surrogacy is considered income and Denver has an occupational privilege tax for if you earn income within the city limits. Colorado also has a state income tax.

We use a third-party escrow service for our monthly payments. During tax season, that escrow company will send you a 1099 form.

Do Surrogates Get Maternity Leave in Denver?

Yes, surrogates get maternity leave in Denver. With the Family Medical Leave Act, all pregnant women are entitled to maternity leave and that includes surrogates. Payment, however, is determined by your employer. With our surrogate compensation, we factor the potential of lost wages into your surrogacy agreement.

Is Colorado a Surrogate Friendly State?

Yes, Colorado is surrogacy-friendly. Whether you look at the legal process and how it has evolved specifically with surrogacy or look at the world-renowned fertility clinics who handle third-party reproduction there. You can complete a surrogacy effectively and legally.

Do Surrogates Get Paid if They Miscarry in Denver?

Yes, surrogates get paid if they miscarry. In the event of a miscarriage, you will receive your surrogate pay up until the point you miscarry.