Fashion Merchandising Schools In Washington DC

Fashion Merchandising classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited fashion merchandising school in Washington DC. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fashion merchandising in the state of Washington DC, which encompasses fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising bachelors degree level.


  1. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Washington DC 15,160
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Washington DC

15,290 14,880 14,970 14,290 15,160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fashion merchandising professionals is shrinking in Washington DC. There were 130 less fashion merchandising professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has shrunk by 1% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of fashion merchandising professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Fashion Merchandising VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$66,898 $69,323 $72,580 $74,222 $75,298
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of fashion merchandising professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fashion merchandising professionals are increasing. The mean salary for fashion merchandising professionals in 2006 was $66,898 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,298 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Washington DC

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in fashion merchandising professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington DC, 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 97%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

In Washington DC, 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 Washington DC


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion merchandising school in Washington DC state is increasing. In 2006, 10 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 21 students graduated.

Thus there was a 110% percent increase in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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