Each year, an average of 35 students graduate from acupuncture schools in Colorado. If you too are interested in a career in acupuncture, Colorado has 2 acupuncture schools for you to choose from.
Located in Boulder, Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder is the largest acupuncture school in Colorado, based on student population. In 2009, a reported 27 students graduated with a acupuncture degree from Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder. This was 77% of the total acupuncture graduates in Colorado for that year.
A majority of those with an education in acupuncture pursue a career as an acupuncturist. The job outlook for acupuncturists in Colorado is good. In Colorado, there are currently about 810 acupuncturists. The government expects, by 2018, for this number to increase by 13%, or to 920 acupuncturists.
If you work as an acupuncturist in Colorado, your yearly salary can range from less than $41,010 to more than $125,965. In Colorado, acupuncturists make an average of $71,220 per year.