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Fashion Schools In Mississippi

Mississippi has 4 accredited fashion schools where fashion faculty who teach fashion classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in fashion in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses fashion training at the following levels:


  1. Hinds Community College

    505 East Main Street, Raymond, Mississippi 39154

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  2. Mississippi College

    200 South Capitol Street, Clinton, Mississippi 39058

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  3. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

    51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573

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  4. Northeast Mississippi Community College

    101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, Mississippi 38829

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Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National Fashion Employment

Mississippi 37,420
National 4,625,040

Of all of the fashion professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Mississippi state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Mississippi

39,040 37,650 37,870 37,660 37,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, fashion is a shrinking field. There were 1,620 less fashion professionals working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for fashion professionals which shows a 6% decrease in the number of fashion professionals working around the nation.

Fashion VS. All Professions salaries in Mississippi

$37,269 $38,060 $38,467 $38,786 $39,023
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of fashion professionals is declining, the salaries earned by fashion professionals are increasing. The mean salary for fashion professionals in 2006 was $37,269 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $39,023 per year.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Mississippi

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This represents a 4% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Mississippi, 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 193%

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Mississippi, 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 Mississippi


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited fashion schools in Mississippi is decreasing. In 2006, 8 students graduated from fashion courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 8 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of fashion school degree or certificate graduates in Mississippi by 0%. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a associate's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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