Industrial Design Schools In Colorado

There are 2 accredited industrial design schools in Colorado for faculty who teach industrial design classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in industrial design in the state of Colorado, which encompasses industrial design training at the industrial design bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Colorado

    1200 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203-2983

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  2. Metropolitan State College of Denver

    Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave, Denver, Colorado 80217-3362

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Industrial Design Employment

Colorado 280
National 28,670

Approximately 1% of the country's industrial design professionals work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Industrial design professionals In Colorado

510 510 500 390 280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of industrial design professionals is shrinking in Colorado. There were 230 less industrial design professionals working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Colorado, this field has shrunk by 45% in four years. This is faster than the trend for industrial design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of industrial design professionals has shrunk by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Industrial Design VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$54,460 $49,800 $55,850 $56,770 $60,990
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Industrial Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to industrial design professionals are growing in Colorado. The mean salary for industrial design professionals in 2006 was $54,460 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,990 per year.

Salary percentiles for Industrial design professionals in Colorado

10th percentile
$40,430
25th percentile
$45,170
50th percentile
$53,230
75th percentile
$73,760
90th percentile
$96,120

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 138% pay differential between the highest paid industrial design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of industrial design in Colorado.

Average Salaries for Industrial design professionals and related professions in Colorado

Architecture
$65,983
Art
$51,060
Civil Engineering
$59,487
Design
$49,204
Drafting
$54,120
Graphic Design
$44,190
Industrial Design
$60,990
Mechanical Engineering
$71,020

In Colorado, industrial design professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Industrial Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited industrial design schools in Colorado is decreasing. In Colorado, there were 55 graduates in 2006. And there were 54 graduates from industrial design courses in 2010.

This represents a 2% decrease in the number of industrial design degree or certificate school graduates in Colorado state. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in industrial design.

Industrial Design Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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