Fashion Merchandising Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there is only one accredited school where fashion merchandising classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising training in Iowa, which includes fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising associates degree level.


  1. Ellsworth Community College

    1100 College Ave, Iowa Falls, Iowa 50126

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Iowa 59,540
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Iowa.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Iowa

60,140 60,200 61,350 61,160 59,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fashion merchandising professionals is shrinking in Iowa. 600 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has shrunk by 1%. This is slower 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 Iowa

$45,470 $48,075 $48,938 $50,895 $51,338
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Iowa, 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 $45,470 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,338 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Iowa

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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 Iowa, 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 155%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Iowa

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

In Iowa, 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 Iowa


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Iowa state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion merchandising school in Iowa state is decreasing. In 2006, 1 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in Iowa. And in 2010, 1 students graduated.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Iowa. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an associate's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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