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Fashion Merchandising Schools In Michigan

In Michigan, there are 7 accredited schools where fashion merchandising classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising training in Michigan, which includes fashion merchandising training at the following levels:


  1. Central Michigan University

    Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

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  2. Eastern Michigan University

    Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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  3. Grand Rapids Community College

    143 Bostwick Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503-3295

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  4. Lansing Community College

    419 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48901-7210

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  5. Northwood University in Midland

    4000 Whiting Dr, Midland, Michigan 48640-2398

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  6. International Academy of Design and Technology in Troy

    1850 Research Drive, Troy, Michigan 48083

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  7. The Art Institute of Michigan

    28125 Cabot Drive, Suite 120, Novi, Michigan 48377-2985

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Professional Trends

Michigan Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Michigan 168,600
National 5,852,730

Approximately 3% of the country's fashion merchandising professionals work in Michigan state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Michigan

202,810 197,360 191,650 176,210 168,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fashion Merchandising is a shrinking field in Michigan. In 2010 there were 34,210 less fashion merchandising professionals working in Michigan than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of fashion merchandising has shrunk by 17% in Michigan. This decline is faster than the national trend for fashion merchandising professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of fashion merchandising professionals working around the nation.

Fashion Merchandising VS. All Professions salaries in Michigan

$54,238 $56,080 $57,015 $57,275 $57,268
$45,563 $47,071 $48,208 $48,728 $49,286
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion merchandising professionals are growing in Michigan. Fashion merchandising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $54,238 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,268 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Michigan

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This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Michigan, 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 Michigan

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

In Michigan, fashion merchandising professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Michigan is increasing. In 2006, 90 students graduated from fashion merchandising courses in Michigan. And in 2010, 118 students graduated.

Thus there was a 31% percent increase in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Michigan. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a associate's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Michigan

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The number of fashion merchandising faculty, growth in the field of fashion merchandising academia and fashion merchandising faculty salaries in Michigan, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching fashion merchandising courses to students at the certificate in fashion merchandising, associates degree in fashion merchandising, bachelors degree in fashion merchandising, and masters degree in fashion merchandising levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future fashion merchandising faculty in Michigan. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see the data we have collected thus far.

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