Fashion Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

The city of Providence has only one school where fashion faculty can find employment. The trends in Providence'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


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Fashion Employment

Providence 21,270
Rhode Island 16,350

Of the 16,350 fashion professionals employed in Rhode Island, 21,270 work in Providence. There has been a 6% decline in the number of fashion professionals in Providence between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for fashion professionals in Providence has decreased, overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island Fashion employment growth

17,440 18,050 17,700 17,070 16,350
22,730 24,370 23,430 22,250 21,270
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$44,196 $47,233 $48,169 $51,585 $54,046
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

Salaries for fashion professionals in Providence have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $54,046 per year was earned by fashion professionals in Providence. Four years earlier in 2006, fashion professionals in Providence made an average salary of $44,196 per year. The growth in the salary of fashion professionals in Providence is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Providence

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Fashion professionals in Providence earn a median salary of $49,201 per year. The 10% of fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,747 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 181% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Providence

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Design

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

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Providence


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

Fashion Programs Offered In Providence


Providence's fashion schools offer 2 fashion degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Providence


Approximately 69 students completed fashion courses in 2010.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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