Fashion Schools
In Santa Monica, California

In Santa Monica, there is only one fashion school where fashion faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion and fashion education in Santa Monica, which includes fashion training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion


Professional Trends

Santa Monica Vs. California Fashion Employment

Santa Monica 135,400
California 497,110

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

Santa Monica 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: Santa Monica

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in Santa Monica

$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 Santa Monica
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Santa Monica

In Santa Monica, salaries for fashion professionals have increased. In 2010 fashion professionals in Santa Monica reportedly earned an average salary of $59,064 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for fashion professionals in Santa Monica was $52,849 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Santa Monica.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Santa Monica

10th percentile
25th percentile
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90th percentile

Santa Monica fashion professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,953. 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 168% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Santa Monica

Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing

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

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in Santa Monica


Many of Santa Monica's fashion professionals are graduates of the only accredited fashion school in the city.

Fashion Programs Offered In Santa Monica


There is one degree and certificate program in fashion offered by Santa Monica's fashion school.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In Santa Monica


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed fashion courses.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Santa Monica, California

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