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Design Schools
In Fort Collins, Colorado

In Fort Collins, there is only one design school where design faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the city of Fort Collins, which encompasses design training at the design bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Design Employment

Fort Collins 320
Colorado 6,710

Exactly 320 of the 6,710 design professionals employed in Colorado, work in Fort Collins. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Fort Collins has shrunk by 26%. As the employment for design professionals in Fort Collins has decreased, overall employment in Fort Collins has increased.

Fort Collins Vs. Colorado Design employment growth

6,450 7,130 6,920 6,840 6,710
430 440 370 340 320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Fort Collins

Design VS. All professions salaries in Fort Collins

$35,498 $34,903 $38,168 $42,712 $46,060
$38,270 $39,960 $41,990 $43,210 $44,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Fort Collins
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fort Collins

In Fort Collins, salaries for design professionals have increased. Fort Collins design professionals made $46,060 per year, on average, in 2010. Design professionals in Fort Collins made a yearly average salary of $35,498, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fort Collins.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Fort Collins

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Design professionals in Fort Collins earn a median salary of $44,328 per year. The 10% of design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,028 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,225 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Fort Collins

Interior Design
Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design
Game Design

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

Educational Trends

Design schools in Fort Collins


Many of Fort Collins' design professionals are graduates of the only accredited design school in the city.

Design Programs Offered In Fort Collins


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Fort Collins' design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Fort Collins


In 2010 approximately 33 students completed design courses.

Design Faculty Salaries in Fort Collins, Colorado

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