Design Schools
In Westminster, Colorado

Design faculty can choose to work at one of 2 design schools in Westminster. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the design academic community in Westminster, and the future trends. Academia in design includes design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Westminster Vs. Colorado Design Employment

Westminster 3,870
Colorado 6,710

Of the 6,710 design professionals employed in Colorado, 3,870 work in Westminster. Between 2006 and 2010, in Westminster, there has been a 12% growth in the number of design professionals. As the number of design professionals in Westminster has increased, overall employment in Westminster has also increased.

Westminster Vs. Colorado Design employment growth

6,450 7,130 6,920 6,840 6,710
3,460 3,890 3,870 3,880 3,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Westminster

Design VS. All professions salaries in Westminster

$46,813 $46,393 $49,444 $50,447 $49,873
$43,990 $45,610 $47,150 $48,560 $49,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Westminster
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Westminster

As the number of design professionals in Westminster has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 design professionals in Westminster reportedly earned an average salary of $49,873 per year. Design professionals in Westminster made a yearly average salary of $46,813, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Westminster.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Westminster

10th percentile
$28,491
25th percentile
$34,567
50th percentile
$45,677
75th percentile
$60,896
90th percentile
$80,610

Westminster design professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,677. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,491 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,610 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Westminster

Web Design
$44,910
Graphic Design
$44,910
Visual Communications
$46,917
Interior Design
$49,790
Design
$49,873
Computer Animation
$54,920
Drafting
$55,303
Industrial Design
$61,440
Fashion Design
$65,910
Game Design
$72,673

On average design professional salaries in Westminster are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Westminster

2

Many of Westminster's design professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited design schools in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Westminster

associate
2
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in design offered by Westminster's design schools.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Westminster

associate
7
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total8

Approximately 8 students completed design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Westminster, Colorado

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