Fashion Design Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

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

  • Associates degree in Fashion Design
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion Design


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Fashion Design Employment

Boston 100
Massachusetts 270

Exactly 100 of Massachusetts' 270 fashion design professionals work in Boston. The number of fashion design professionals in Boston has shrunk by 78% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fashion design professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Fashion Design employment growth

660 310 420 320 270
450 80 130 80 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Fashion Design VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$61,600 $51,240 $50,930 $46,260 $45,330
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Design in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for fashion design professionals in Boston have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $45,330 per year was earned by fashion design professionals in Boston. The average salary for fashion design professionals in Boston was $61,600 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Fashion design professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$27,330
25th percentile
$31,400
50th percentile
$37,920
75th percentile
$52,910
90th percentile
$78,510

Fashion design professionals in Boston make a median yearly salary of $37,920. The 10% of fashion design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,330 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,510 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion design professionals and related professions in Boston

Fashion Design
$45,330
Graphic Design
$53,870
Design
$58,318
Art
$58,550
Fashion Merchandising
$68,723
Fashion Marketing
$85,440

Boston fashion design professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fashion Design schools in Boston

2

There are 2 accredited fashion design schools in the city. Many of Boston's fashion design professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Fashion Design Programs Offered In Boston

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fashion design offered by Boston's fashion design schools.

Student Completed Fashion Design Degrees In Boston

associate
5
bachelor
31
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total36

In 2010 approximately 36 students completed fashion design courses.

Fashion Design Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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