Fashion Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there is only one fashion school where fashion faculty can find employment. The trends in Portland's fashion academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fashion training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Fashion
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Fashion Employment

Portland 39,010
Oregon 63,800

Exactly 39,010 of the 63,800 fashion professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fashion professionals in Portland has shrunk by 6%. As the employment for fashion professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Fashion employment growth

69,120 69,860 71,190 66,500 63,800
41,450 41,680 42,410 39,480 39,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$51,631 $48,939 $54,016 $55,136 $52,385
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for fashion professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $52,385 per year was earned by fashion professionals in Portland. Four years earlier in 2006, fashion professionals in Portland made an average salary of $51,631 per year. The growth in the salary of fashion professionals in Portland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$28,291
25th percentile
$36,188
50th percentile
$48,746
75th percentile
$64,960
90th percentile
$68,323

Fashion professionals make a median salary of $48,746 per year in Portland. The 10% of fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,291 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 142% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Portland

Fashion
$52,385
Fashion Merchandising
$56,423
Art
$59,693
Fashion Design
$67,860
Fashion Marketing
$72,695

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

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Portland

1

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

Fashion Programs Offered In Portland

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in fashion offered by Portland's fashion schools.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Portland

associate
14
bachelor
35
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total49

Approximately 49 students graduated from fashion courses in 2010.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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