Fashion Merchandising Schools In Indiana

Fashion Merchandising classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Indiana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion merchandising academic community in Indiana, and the future trends in fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising associates degree level.


  1. Harrison College-Indianapolis

    550 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2611

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  2. Vincennes University

    1002 N First St, Vincennes, Indiana 47591

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Professional Trends

Indiana Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Indiana 117,830
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Indiana state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Indiana

124,110 127,980 128,520 122,000 117,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Indiana, the field of fashion merchandising is shrinking. In Indiana, 6,280 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for fashion merchandising professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Fashion Merchandising VS. All Professions salaries in Indiana

$47,593 $49,248 $51,380 $51,450 $53,322
$41,263 $43,445 $44,845 $44,830 $45,974
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion merchandising professionals are growing in Indiana. Fashion merchandising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,593 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $53,322 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Indiana

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This represents a 11% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Indiana, 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 152%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Indiana

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

In Indiana, 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 Indiana


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Indiana state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Indiana state is decreasing. In Indiana, there were 15 graduates in 2006. And there were 13 graduates from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 13% percent decrease in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Indiana. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with an associate's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Indiana

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