Fashion Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston has 4 schools where fashion faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in fashion includes fashion training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Fashion
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Fashion Employment

Boston 54,830
Massachusetts 119,480

Exactly 54,830 of the 119,480 fashion professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fashion professionals in Boston has shrunk by 7%. Overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Fashion employment growth

126,880 128,120 128,140 118,530 119,480
58,790 58,350 60,050 54,560 54,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$54,661 $54,874 $61,910 $61,400 $58,836
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for fashion professionals in Boston have increased. Boston fashion professionals made $58,836 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, fashion professionals in Boston made an average salary of $54,661 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Boston.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$34,050
25th percentile
$41,804
50th percentile
$53,541
75th percentile
$69,751
90th percentile
$70,977

Fashion professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $53,541 per year. The difference in pay between the fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,977 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Boston

Fashion Design
$45,330
Art
$58,550
Fashion
$58,836
Fashion Merchandising
$68,723
Fashion Marketing
$85,440

Fashion professional salaries in Boston are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Boston

4

Many of Boston's fashion professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited fashion schools in the city.

Fashion Programs Offered In Boston

associate
4
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in fashion offered by Boston's fashion schools.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Boston

associate
48
bachelor
41
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total89

In 2010 approximately 89 students graduated from fashion courses.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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