Fashion Merchandising Schools In Pennsylvania

Fashion Merchandising classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Pennsylvania. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising training in Pennsylvania, which includes fashion merchandising training at the following levels:

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


  1. Kaplan Career Institute-ICM Campus

    10-14 Wood St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Pace Institute

    606 Court St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601-3542

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Pennsylvania 257,780
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals that work in the US, approximately 4% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Pennsylvania

256,760 264,450 269,100 263,720 257,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Pennsylvania, fashion merchandising is a growing field. In Pennsylvania, 1,020 more fashion merchandising professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 0% growth in the field. 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 Pennsylvania

$52,135 $54,368 $57,150 $58,288 $60,325
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion merchandising professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for fashion merchandising professionals in 2006 was $52,135 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $60,325 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Pennsylvania

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Pennsylvania state, within the field of fashion merchandising, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fashion merchandising professionals earn 156% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

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

In Pennsylvania, 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 Pennsylvania


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Pennsylvania state is decreasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 234 graduates in 2006. And there were 177 graduates from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 24% percent decrease in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania. 67% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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