Art Schools
In Denver, Colorado

Art faculty can choose to work at one of 10 art schools in Denver. The trends in Denver's art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Denver Vs. Colorado Art Employment

Denver 480
Colorado 1,100

Exactly 170 of the 660 art professionals employed in Colorado, work in Denver. The number of art professionals in Denver has grown by 113% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Denver has also increased.

Denver Vs. Colorado Art employment growth

790 1,110 940 910 660
80 50 40 230 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Denver

Art VS. All professions salaries in Denver

$45,440 $39,087 $40,833 $42,545 $54,920
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Denver
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Denver

As the number of art professionals in Denver has grown, salaries for art professionals have also increased. Denver art professionals made $54,920 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for art professionals in Denver was $45,440 per year. The growth in the salary of art professionals in Denver is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Denver

10th percentile
$37,160
25th percentile
$43,000
50th percentile
$53,120
75th percentile
$63,790
90th percentile
$74,010

Art professionals make a median salary of $53,120 per year in Denver. The 10% of art professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $74,010 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Denver

Web Design
$44,910
Graphic Design
$44,910
Visual Communications
$46,917
Film
$46,980
Design
$49,873
Animation
$49,915
Art
$54,920
Drafting
$55,303

On average art professional salaries in Denver are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Denver

10

Many of Denver's art professionals are graduates of one of the 10 accredited art schools in the city.

Art Programs Offered In Denver

associate
6
bachelor
20
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total29

Denver's art schools offer 29 art degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Denver

associate
73
bachelor
460
master
21
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total555

Approximately 555 students completed art courses in 2010.

Art Faculty Salaries in Denver, Colorado

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