Fashion Merchandising Schools In New Jersey

In New Jersey, there are 3 accredited schools where fashion merchandising classes faculty can find employment. The trends in New Jersey's fashion merchandising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fashion merchandising includes fashion merchandising training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Merchandising Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion Merchandising


  1. Berkeley College in Woodland Park

    44 Rifle Camp Rd, Woodland Park, New Jersey 07424

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  2. Brookdale Community College

    765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, New Jersey 07738-1597

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  3. Ocean County Vocational-Technical School

    137 Bey Lea Rd, Toms River, New Jersey 08753-2703

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

New Jersey 166,880
National 5,852,730

Approximately 3% of the country's fashion merchandising professionals work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In New Jersey

173,750 179,840 179,840 170,180 166,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of fashion merchandising is shrinking. In New Jersey, 6,870 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion merchandising has shrunk by 4% in New Jersey. 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 New Jersey

$62,750 $64,433 $65,478 $66,872 $69,255
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
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 New Jersey. In 2006 fashion merchandising professionals made a mean salary of $62,750 per year, and in 2010 they made $69,255 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in New Jersey

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This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Jersey, 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 136%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in New Jersey

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

In New Jersey, 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 New Jersey


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited fashion merchandising schools in New Jersey state is decreasing. In 2006, 134 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in New Jersey. And in 2010, 40 students graduated.

Thus there was a 70% percent decrease in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in New Jersey. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned a associate's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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