Fashion Design Schools
In Santa Monica, California

In Santa Monica, there is only one fashion design school where fashion design faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion design academic community in Santa Monica, and the future trends. Academia in fashion design includes fashion design training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion Design


Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Fashion Design Employment

Santa Monica 2,640
California 3,990

Exactly 2,640 of the 3,990 fashion design professionals employed in California, work in Santa Monica. Between 2006 and 2010, in Santa Monica, there has been a 6% growth in the number of fashion design professionals. Overall employment in Santa Monica has also increased.

Santa Monica Vs. California Fashion Design employment growth

3,550 4,020 3,900 4,050 3,990
2,500 2,680 2,590 2,790 2,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Santa Monica

Fashion Design VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$71,430 $77,860 $78,200 $83,930 $74,880
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Design in Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

As the number of fashion design professionals in Santa Monica has grown, salaries for fashion design professionals have also increased. In 2010 Santa Monica fashion design professionals earned an average yearly salary of $74,880. Fashion design professionals in Santa Monica made a yearly average salary of $71,430, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Monica.

Salary percentiles for Fashion design professionals in Santa Monica

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Fashion design professionals in Santa Monica make a median yearly salary of $64,170. The 10% of fashion design professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,090 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 293% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion design professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Graphic Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing

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

Educational Trends

Fashion Design schools in Santa Monica


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

Fashion Design Programs Offered In Santa Monica


There is one degree and certificate program in fashion design offered by Santa Monica's fashion design school.

Student Completed Fashion Design Degrees In Santa Monica


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed fashion design courses.

Fashion Design Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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