Fashion Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

There is only one fashion school in Columbia for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion academic community in Columbia, and the future trends. Academia in fashion includes fashion training at the fashion bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Fashion Employment

Columbia 3,320
Missouri 86,460

Exactly 3,320 of Missouri's 86,460 fashion professionals work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 18% decline in the number of fashion professionals. As the employment for fashion professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Fashion employment growth

100,890 98,620 93,460 88,730 86,460
4,040 3,920 3,420 3,490 3,320
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$39,198 $49,010 $49,633 $48,970 $46,270
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for fashion professionals in Columbia have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,270 per year was earned by fashion professionals in Columbia. The average salary for fashion professionals in Columbia was $39,198 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fashion professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Columbia

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Columbia fashion professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,672. The difference in pay between the fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 215%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,012 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $72,432 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Columbia

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing

Columbia fashion professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited fashion school in the city. Many of Columbia's fashion professionals are graduates of this school.

Fashion Programs Offered In Columbia


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fashion offered by Columbia's fashion schools.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 38 students completed fashion courses.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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