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Fashion Merchandising Schools In Arkansas

Fashion Merchandising classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited fashion merchandising school in Arkansas. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising training in Arkansas, which includes fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising bachelors degree level.


  1. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Arkansas 49,850
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Arkansas

52,150 51,320 51,690 50,570 49,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fashion Merchandising is a shrinking field in Arkansas. 2,300 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has shrunk by 4%. This is slower than the trend for fashion merchandising professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Fashion Merchandising VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$43,755 $45,578 $49,082 $48,932 $51,058
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of fashion merchandising professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fashion merchandising professionals are increasing. Fashion merchandising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,755 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,058 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Arkansas

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This represents a growth in salaries of 14%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of fashion merchandising, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion merchandising professionals earning 164% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Business Administration
Business Management
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
International Business
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Fashion Merchandising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion merchandising school in Arkansas state is decreasing. In Arkansas, there were 12 graduates in 2006. And there were 7 graduates from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

This represents a 42% decrease in the number of fashion merchandising degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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