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Fashion Design Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 3 accredited fashion design schools where fashion design faculty who teach fashion design classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the fashion design academic community in New Jersey, and the future trends in fashion design training at the following levels:


  1. Burlington County College

    601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road, Pemberton, New Jersey 08068-1599

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  2. Centenary College

    400 Jefferson St, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

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  3. Montclair State University

    1 Normal Avenue - 855 Valley Road, Montclair, New Jersey 07043-1624

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Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Fashion Design Employment

New Jersey 490
National 15,060

Of all of the fashion design professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in New Jersey state.

Employment Growth for Fashion design professionals In New Jersey

470 470 420 460 490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, fashion design is a growing field. There were 20 more fashion design professionals working in New Jersey in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fashion design professionals has grown by 4%. This is slower than the trend for fashion design professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fashion design professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Fashion Design VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$67,860 $65,850 $65,640 $71,570 $68,930
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion design professionals are growing in New Jersey. Fashion design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $67,860 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,930 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion design professionals in New Jersey

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Thus, fashion design professionals' salaries grew by 2% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of New Jersey, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion design. The pay differential between the highest paid fashion design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 305%

Average Salaries for Fashion design professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Graphic Design

Fashion design professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited fashion design schools in New Jersey is increasing. In 2006 there were 20 fashion design graduates from fashion design courses in New Jersey and in 2010 there were 105 graduates.

This represents a 425% increase in the number of fashion design degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in fashion design.

Fashion Design Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of fashion design faculty in New Jersey, growth in the field of fashion design academia and fashion design faculty salaries in New Jersey. If you are involved in teaching fashion design courses to students at the associates degree in fashion design, and bachelors degree in fashion design levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of fashion design in New Jersey. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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