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Fashion Merchandising Schools In Missouri

There are 5 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Missouri for faculty who teach fashion merchandising classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion merchandising and fashion merchandising training in Missouri, which includes fashion merchandising training at the following levels:


  1. University of Central Missouri

    Warrensburg, Missouri 64093

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  2. Lindenwood University

    209 S Kingshighway, Saint Charles, Missouri 63301-1695

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  3. Stephens College

    1200 E Broadway, Columbia, Missouri 65215

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  4. Sanford-Brown College in Hazelwood

    75 Village Square, Hazelwood, Missouri 63042

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  5. Vatterott College in Sunset Hills

    12900 Maurer Industrial Dr, Sunset Hills, Missouri 63127-1516

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Professional Trends

Missouri Vs. National Fashion Merchandising Employment

Missouri 109,650
National 5,852,730

Of all of the fashion merchandising professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Missouri state.

Employment Growth for Fashion merchandising professionals In Missouri

116,340 116,060 113,380 110,240 109,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Fashion Merchandising is a shrinking field in Missouri. 6,690 less fashion merchandising professionals were working in Missouri in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% decline in the field. This decline is faster 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 Missouri

$51,588 $54,093 $54,908 $54,548 $55,632
$43,489 $45,096 $45,354 $45,661 $46,263
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion Merchandising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to fashion merchandising professionals are growing in Missouri. Fashion merchandising professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $51,588 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $55,632 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion merchandising professionals in Missouri

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Thus, fashion merchandising professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Missouri, 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 169%

Average Salaries for Fashion merchandising professionals and related professions in Missouri

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

In Missouri, 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 Missouri


As the number of fashion merchandising professionals is decreasing in Missouri state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited fashion merchandising schools in Missouri state is increasing. In 2006 there were 29 fashion merchandising graduates from fashion merchandising courses in Missouri and in 2010 there were 55 graduates.

Thus there was a 90% percent increase in the number of fashion merchandising school degree or certificate graduates in Missouri. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in fashion merchandising.

Fashion Merchandising Faculty Salaries in Missouri

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of fashion merchandising faculty in Missouri, growth in the field of fashion merchandising academia and faculty salaries in Missouri. If you are involved in teaching fashion merchandising courses to students at the associates degree in fashion merchandising, and bachelors degree in fashion merchandising levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of fashion merchandising in Missouri. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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