Fashion Schools In Massachusetts

Fashion classes faculty can choose to work at one of 13 accredited fashion schools in Massachusetts. The trends in Massachusetts' fashion academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fashion includes fashion training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Bay State College

    122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  2. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  3. Fisher College

    118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  4. Gibbs College-Boston

    126 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116

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  5. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  6. Marian Court College

    35 Little's Point Rd, Swampscott, Massachusetts 01907

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  7. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

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  8. Massachusetts College of Art and Design

    621 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5882

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  9. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  10. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  11. Mount Ida College

    777 Dedham Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02459

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  12. Newbury College-Brookline

    129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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  13. The New England Institute of Art

    10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445-7295

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Fashion Employment

Massachusetts 119,480
National 4,625,040

Approximately 3% of the country's fashion professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Massachusetts

126,880 128,120 128,140 118,530 119,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Massachusetts, the field of fashion is shrinking. There were 7,400 less fashion professionals working in Massachusetts in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Massachusetts, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. This is slower than the trend for fashion professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$52,049 $52,340 $52,371 $53,715 $55,801
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Massachusetts, as the number of fashion professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fashion professionals are increasing. In 2006 fashion professionals made a mean salary of $52,049 per year, and in 2010 they made $55,801 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$31,175
25th percentile
$38,415
50th percentile
$50,485
75th percentile
$66,706
90th percentile
$82,927

Thus, there was a 7% growth in fashion professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Massachusetts state, within the field of fashion, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fashion professionals earn 101% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Art
$58,800
Fashion
$55,801
Fashion Design
$55,240
Fashion Marketing
$83,750
Fashion Merchandising
$64,738

In Massachusetts, fashion professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
9
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total19

As the number of fashion professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited fashion schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In 2006, 146 students graduated from fashion courses in Massachusetts. And in 2010, 225 students graduated.

This represents a 54% increase in the number of fashion degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned an bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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