Fashion Merchandising Schools In Connecticut

Connecticut has 4 accredited fashion merchandising schools where fashion merchandising faculty who teach fashion merchandising classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising training in Connecticut, which includes fashion merchandising training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Merchandising Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion Merchandising
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion Merchandising


  1. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  2. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  3. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington

    270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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  4. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Connecticut 77,950
National 5,852,730

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

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Connecticut

80,210 82,740 85,430 80,630 77,950
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, fashion merchandising is a shrinking field. 2,260 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for fashion merchandising professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of fashion merchandising professionals working around the nation.

Fashion Merchandising VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$55,885 $56,883 $58,268 $59,145 $60,998
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of fashion merchandising professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fashion merchandising professionals are increasing. Fashion merchandising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,885 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $60,998 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Connecticut

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90th percentile

This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion merchandising. The pay differential between the highest paid fashion merchandising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 140%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
International Business
Small Business

In Connecticut, fashion merchandising professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Merchandising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 81 fashion merchandising graduates from fashion merchandising courses in Connecticut and in 2010 there were 80 graduates.

Thus there was a 1% percent decrease in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a associate's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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