Fashion Merchandising Schools In Louisiana

In Louisiana, there are 3 accredited schools where fashion merchandising classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fashion merchandising in the state of Louisiana, which encompasses fashion merchandising training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Merchandising Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion Merchandising


  1. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-2750

    128 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    104 University Circle, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe

    111 Crosley St. Suite 4, West Monroe, Louisiana 71291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Louisiana 83,670
National 5,852,730

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

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Louisiana

82,100 81,560 86,890 84,260 83,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, the field of fashion merchandising is growing. In Louisiana, 1,570 more fashion merchandising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has grown by 2%. This growth 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 Louisiana

$40,438 $41,898 $43,272 $44,225 $46,970
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion merchandising professionals are growing in Louisiana. Fashion merchandising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $40,438 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $46,970 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Louisiana

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Thus, fashion merchandising professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of fashion merchandising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion merchandising professionals earning 147% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Louisiana state.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Louisiana

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

In Louisiana, 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 Louisiana


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Louisiana is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 85 graduates in 2006. And there were 106 graduates from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 25% percent increase in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Louisiana. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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