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Fashion Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 4 accredited schools where fashion classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion and fashion training in Connecticut, which includes fashion training at the following levels:


  1. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  2. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  3. Sanford-Brown College-Farmington

    270 Farmington Ave, Suite 245, Farmington, Connecticut 06032

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  4. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Fashion Employment

Connecticut 57,550
National 4,625,040

Approximately 1% of the country's fashion professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Connecticut

60,920 64,030 65,730 60,940 57,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Connecticut, fashion is a shrinking field. There were 3,470 less fashion professionals working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6%. This is slower than the trend for fashion professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$48,481 $61,027 $55,849 $44,019 $50,891
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of fashion professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fashion professionals are increasing. In 2006 fashion professionals made a mean salary of $48,481 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,891 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Connecticut

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90th percentile

This represents a 5% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of fashion. The pay differential between the highest paid fashion professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 130%

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

Fashion professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited fashion schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In 2006, 81 students graduated from fashion courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 80 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of fashion school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 1%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a associate's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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