Fashion Design Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Fashion Design faculty can choose to work at only one fashion design school in Portland. The trends in Portland's fashion design academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fashion design training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Fashion Design Employment

Portland 110
Oregon 150

Of the 150 fashion design professionals employed in Oregon, 110 work in Portland. There has been a 45% decline in the number of fashion design professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Fashion Design employment growth

220 0 0 0 150
200 No data No data No data 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Fashion Design VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$66,590 $53,280 $59,140 $56,540 $67,860
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Design in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of fashion design professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for fashion design professionals have increased. Portland fashion design professionals made $67,860 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for fashion design professionals in Portland was $66,590 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fashion design professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion design professionals in Portland

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Fashion design professionals make a median salary of $62,460 per year in Portland. The difference in pay between the fashion design professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 225%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,980 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $113,680 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion design professionals and related professions in Portland

Graphic Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing

On average fashion design professional salaries in Portland are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Design schools in Portland


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

Fashion Design Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's fashion design schools offer 2 fashion design degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fashion Design Degrees In Portland


Approximately 48 students completed fashion design courses in 2010.

Fashion Design Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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