Fashion Schools
In Los Angeles, California

There are 5 fashion schools in Los Angeles for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion academic community in Los Angeles, and the future trends. Academia in fashion includes fashion training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Fashion Employment

Los Angeles 135,400
California 497,110

Exactly 135,400 of the 497,110 fashion professionals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. The number of fashion professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fashion professionals in Los Angeles has decreased, overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Fashion employment growth

558,370 568,650 565,820 526,700 497,110
151,480 152,560 151,820 139,020 135,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$52,849 $58,248 $58,183 $59,359 $59,064
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

As the number of fashion professionals in Los Angeles has shrunk, salaries for fashion professionals have increased. In 2010 fashion professionals in Los Angeles reportedly earned an average salary of $59,064 per year. The average salary for fashion professionals in Los Angeles was $52,849 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fashion professionals in Los Angeles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Fashion professionals make a median salary of $52,953 per year in Los Angeles. The 10% of fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,751 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $79,831 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing

On average fashion professionals in Los Angeles earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Los Angeles.

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Los Angeles


There are 5 accredited fashion schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' fashion professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Fashion Programs Offered In Los Angeles


Los Angeles' fashion schools offer 8 fashion degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 1,297 students graduated from fashion courses.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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