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Design Schools
In Sterling, Colorado

There is only one design school in Sterling for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of design and design education in Sterling, which includes design training at the design associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Sterling Vs. Colorado Design Employment

Sterling 50
Colorado 6,710

Exactly 50 of the 6,710 design professionals employed in Colorado, work in Sterling. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of design professionals in Sterling has grown by 25%. As the employment for design professionals in Sterling has increased, overall employment in Sterling has also increased.

Sterling Vs. Colorado Design employment growth

6,450 7,130 6,920 6,840 6,710
40 50 50 No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Colorado
  • Dark Yellow: Sterling

Design VS. All professions salaries in Sterling

$18,470 $18,160 $19,360 No data $22,200
$29,710 $31,070 $32,410 No data $33,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design in Sterling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sterling

As the number of design professionals in Sterling has grown, salaries for design professionals have also increased. In 2010 design professionals in Sterling reportedly earned an average salary of $22,200 per year. The average salary for design professionals in Sterling was $18,470 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sterling.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Sterling

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Design professionals make a median salary of $20,540 per year in Sterling. The difference in pay between the design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 81%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $17,070 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $30,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Sterling

Game Design

On average design professionals in Sterling earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Sterling.

Educational Trends

Design schools in Sterling


There is only one accredited design school in the city. Many of Sterling's design professionals are graduates of this school.

Design Programs Offered In Sterling


There is one degree and certificate program in design offered by Sterling's design school.

Student Completed Design Degrees In Sterling


Approximately 2 students graduated from design courses in 2010.

Design Faculty Salaries in Sterling, Colorado

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