Fashion Merchandising Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 10 accredited fashion merchandising schools where fashion merchandising faculty who teach fashion merchandising classes 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 Massachusetts, which encompasses fashion merchandising training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bay State College

    122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  2. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  3. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  4. Gibbs College-Boston

    126 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  5. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  6. Marian Court College

    35 Little's Point Rd, Swampscott, Massachusetts 01907

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  7. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  8. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  9. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  10. Newbury College-Brookline

    129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Massachusetts 146,790
National 5,852,730

Approximately 2% of the country's fashion merchandising professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Massachusetts

150,050 153,260 155,080 145,800 146,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of fashion merchandising is shrinking. In Massachusetts, 3,260 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% 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 Massachusetts

$56,738 $59,758 $62,512 $63,910 $64,738
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is declining, the salaries paid to fashion merchandising professionals are increasing in Massachusetts. In 2006 fashion merchandising professionals made a mean salary of $56,738 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,738 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$39,960
25th percentile
$48,762
50th percentile
$60,870
75th percentile
$76,845
90th percentile
$94,955

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fashion merchandising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion merchandising professionals earning 138% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Advertising
$88,978
Business Administration
$102,900
Business Management
$119,986
Fashion
$55,801
Fashion Design
$55,240
Fashion Marketing
$83,750
Fashion Merchandising
$64,738
International Business
$88,468
Marketing
$103,050
Small Business
$119,110

In Massachusetts, fashion merchandising professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
6
bachelor
4
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total12

As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 94 graduates in 2006. And there were 140 graduates from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

This represents a 49% increase in the number of fashion merchandising degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an associate's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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