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Fashion Schools In Rhode Island

Fashion classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited fashion schools in Rhode Island. The trends in Rhode Island's fashion academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in fashion includes fashion training at the following levels:


  1. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Fashion Employment

Rhode Island 16,350
National 4,625,040

Of all of the fashion professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Fashion professionals In Rhode Island

17,440 18,050 17,700 17,070 16,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of fashion professionals is shrinking in Rhode Island. 1,090 less fashion professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has shrunk by 6% in four years. 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 Rhode Island

$45,387 $50,280 $51,418 $51,707 $52,805
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
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 increasing in Rhode Island. Fashion professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,387 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $52,805 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a 14% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of fashion, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid fashion professionals earning 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Rhode Island state.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising

In Rhode Island, fashion professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Fashion programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of fashion professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited fashion schools in Rhode Island state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 96 fashion graduates from fashion courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 88 graduates.

This represents a 8% decrease in the number of fashion degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in fashion.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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