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Fashion Merchandising Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

Fashion Merchandising faculty can choose to work at one of 2 fashion merchandising schools in Chicago. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising education in Chicago, which includes fashion merchandising training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Fashion Merchandising Employment

Chicago 153,680
Illinois 236,220

Exactly 153,680 of Illinois' 236,220 fashion merchandising professionals work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fashion merchandising professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 3%. As the employment for fashion merchandising professionals in Chicago has decreased, overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Fashion Merchandising employment growth

246,130 243,900 251,900 243,620 236,220
158,410 160,510 166,050 158,990 153,680
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Fashion Merchandising VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$54,145 $57,053 $57,838 $57,808 $56,740
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for fashion merchandising professionals have increased. In 2010 fashion merchandising professionals in Chicago reportedly earned an average salary of $56,740 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, fashion merchandising professionals in Chicago made an average salary of $54,145 per year. The growth in the salary of fashion merchandising professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Chicago

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25th percentile
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Chicago fashion merchandising professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,740. The 10% of fashion merchandising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,198 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Chicago

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

On average fashion merchandising professional salaries in Chicago are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion Merchandising schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's fashion merchandising professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited fashion merchandising schools in the city.

Fashion Merchandising Programs Offered In Chicago


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

Student Completed Fashion Merchandising Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 125 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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