Fashion Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there is only one accredited school where fashion classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion academic community in Alabama, and the future trends in fashion training at the fashion certificate level.


  1. Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus

    3060 Wilson Rd SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35221-1717

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Fashion Employment

Alabama 60,190
National 4,625,040

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

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Alabama

69,310 66,580 66,780 62,470 60,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fashion professionals is shrinking in Alabama. In Alabama, 9,120 less fashion professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 13% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of fashion professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$38,459 $39,410 $42,589 $41,674 $43,561
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of fashion professionals is declining, the salaries paid to fashion professionals are increasing in Alabama. Fashion professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $38,459 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $43,561 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Alabama

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Thus, fashion professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Alabama state, within the field of fashion, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fashion professionals earn 88% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Alabama

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Alabama, fashion professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion school in Alabama is decreasing.

There was a decrease in the number of fashion school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 100%. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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