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Fashion Merchandising Schools In Kentucky

Kentucky has is only one accredited fashion merchandising school where fashion merchandising faculty who teach fashion merchandising classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fashion merchandising in the state of Kentucky, which encompasses fashion merchandising training at the fashion merchandising bachelors degree level.


  1. Eastern Kentucky University

    521 Lancaster Ave, Richmond, Kentucky 40475-3102

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kentucky Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Kentucky 79,290
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Kentucky.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Kentucky

83,010 81,240 81,580 77,300 79,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kentucky, fashion merchandising is a shrinking field. There were 3,720 less fashion merchandising professionals working in Kentucky in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion merchandising has shrunk by 4% in Kentucky. This decline is slower than the change in the number of fashion merchandising professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fashion merchandising professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Fashion Merchandising VS. All Professions salaries in Kentucky

$45,058 $47,355 $49,482 $49,492 $49,140
$39,791 $41,432 $43,385 $44,191 $44,977
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by fashion merchandising professionals is increasing in Kentucky. In 2006 fashion merchandising professionals made a mean salary of $45,058 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,140 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Kentucky

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This represents a 8% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Kentucky, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion merchandising. The pay differential between the highest paid fashion merchandising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 165%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Kentucky

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

In Kentucky, 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 Kentucky


The number of students graduating from the only accredited fashion merchandising school in Kentucky is decreasing. In 2006, 13 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in Kentucky. And in 2010, 11 students graduated.

Thus there was a 15% percent decrease in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Kentucky. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Kentucky

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