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Fashion Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 3 accredited fashion schools where fashion faculty who teach fashion classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of fashion and fashion training in Maryland, which includes fashion training at the following levels:


  1. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Fashion Employment

Maryland 83,850
National 4,625,040

Approximately 2% of the country's fashion professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Maryland

98,970 96,780 92,580 85,050 83,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of fashion is shrinking. In Maryland, 15,120 less fashion professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 15%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of fashion professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of fashion professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$43,373 $42,948 $45,492 $46,040 $42,554
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of fashion professionals is declining, the salaries paid to fashion professionals are decreasing in Maryland. The mean salary for fashion professionals in 2006 was $43,373 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,554 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Maryland

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Thus, there was a 2% decline in fashion professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Maryland state, within the field of fashion, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid fashion professionals earn 98% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Maryland

Fashion Design
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of fashion professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited fashion schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 14 fashion graduates from fashion courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 8 graduates.

This represents a 43% decrease in the number of fashion degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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