Fashion Design Schools In Oregon

Oregon has 2 accredited fashion design schools where fashion design faculty who teach fashion design classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion design and fashion design training in Oregon, which includes fashion design training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. The Art Institute of Portland

    1122 NW Davis St., Portland, Oregon 97209-2911

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Fashion Design Employment

Oregon 150
National 15,060

Of all of the fashion design professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Oregon state.

Employment Growth for Fashion design professionals In Oregon

220 0 0 0 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fashion design professionals is shrinking in Oregon. In Oregon, 70 less fashion design professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion design has shrunk by 32% in Oregon. This decline is faster than the change in the number of fashion design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fashion design professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Fashion Design VS. All Professions salaries in Oregon

$64,120 $51,770 $57,700 $56,720 $65,620
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of fashion design professionals is declining, the salaries paid to fashion design professionals are increasing in Oregon. The mean salary for fashion design professionals in 2006 was $64,120 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $65,620 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion design professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$32,500
25th percentile
$40,910
50th percentile
$59,940
75th percentile
$85,760
90th percentile
$112,470

This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 246% pay differential between the highest paid fashion design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion design in Oregon.

Average Salaries for Fashion design professionals and related professions in Oregon

Art
$49,908
Design
$55,828
Fashion Design
$65,620
Fashion Marketing
$68,605
Fashion Merchandising
$53,650
Graphic Design
$44,320

Fashion design professionals in Oregon earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oregon

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

As the number of fashion design professionals is decreasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited fashion design schools in Oregon state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 77 fashion design graduates from fashion design courses in Oregon and in 2010 there were 62 graduates.

Thus there was a 19% percent decrease in the number of fashion design school degree or certificate graduates in Oregon. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in fashion design.

Fashion Design Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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