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Fashion Merchandising Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

There is only one fashion merchandising school in Grand Rapids for faculty to choose from. The trends in Grand Rapids' fashion merchandising academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Fashion Merchandising Employment

Grand Rapids 14,350
Michigan 168,600

Exactly 14,350 of Michigan's 168,600 fashion merchandising professionals work in Grand Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of fashion merchandising professionals in Grand Rapids has shrunk by 16%. Overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Fashion Merchandising employment growth

202,810 197,360 191,650 176,210 168,600
17,040 16,860 16,340 15,290 14,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Fashion Merchandising VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$49,783 $50,840 $54,375 $55,122 $55,498
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, salaries for fashion merchandising professionals have increased. In 2010 fashion merchandising professionals in Grand Rapids reportedly earned an average salary of $55,498 per year. Fashion merchandising professionals in Grand Rapids made a yearly average salary of $49,783, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Grand Rapids

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Fashion merchandising professionals in Grand Rapids make a median yearly salary of $52,760. The 10% of fashion merchandising professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,132 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,515 per year.

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

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

Grand Rapids fashion merchandising professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Fashion Merchandising schools in Grand Rapids


There is only one accredited fashion merchandising school in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' fashion merchandising professionals are graduates of this school.

Fashion Merchandising Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


There is one degree and certificate program in fashion merchandising offered by Grand Rapids' fashion merchandising school.

Student Completed Fashion Merchandising Degrees In Grand Rapids


Approximately 4 students completed fashion merchandising courses in 2010.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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