Fashion Merchandising Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

The city of River Forest has only one school where fashion merchandising faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion merchandising academic community in River Forest, and the future trends. Academia in fashion merchandising includes fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Fashion Merchandising Employment

River Forest 153,680
Illinois 236,220

Of the 236,220 fashion merchandising professionals employed in Illinois, 153,680 work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, in River Forest, there has been a 3% decline in the number of fashion merchandising professionals. Overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Fashion Merchandising employment growth

246,130 243,900 251,900 243,620 236,220
158,410 160,510 166,050 158,990 153,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Fashion Merchandising VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$54,145 $57,053 $57,838 $57,808 $56,740
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

In River Forest, salaries for fashion merchandising professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $56,740 per year was earned by fashion merchandising professionals in River Forest. Four years earlier in 2006, fashion merchandising professionals in River Forest made an average salary of $54,145 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in River Forest.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in River Forest

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Fashion merchandising professionals make a median salary of $52,740 per year in River Forest. The 10% of fashion merchandising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 171% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in River Forest

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

On average fashion merchandising professional salaries in River Forest are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Merchandising schools in River Forest


Many of River Forest's fashion merchandising professionals are graduates of the only accredited fashion merchandising school in the city.

Fashion Merchandising Programs Offered In River Forest


River Forest's fashion merchandising school offers one fashion merchandising degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Fashion Merchandising Degrees In River Forest


Approximately 22 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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