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Fashion Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

The city of River Forest has only one school where fashion faculty can find employment. The trends in River Forest's fashion academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fashion training at the fashion bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Fashion Employment

River Forest 130,060
Illinois 198,130

Of the 198,130 fashion professionals employed in Illinois, 130,060 work in River Forest. The number of fashion professionals in River Forest has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for fashion professionals in River Forest has decreased, overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Fashion employment growth

204,680 202,350 209,630 201,850 198,130
131,050 132,740 138,380 132,310 130,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$44,554 $53,318 $56,195 $53,375 $53,280
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

In River Forest, salaries for fashion professionals have increased. In 2010 fashion professionals in River Forest reportedly earned an average salary of $53,280 per year. Fashion professionals in River Forest made a yearly average salary of $44,554, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of fashion professionals in River Forest is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in River Forest

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Fashion professionals make a median salary of $47,700 per year in River Forest. The 10% of fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,775 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 158% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in River Forest

Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing

On average fashion professional salaries in River Forest are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in River Forest


Many of River Forest's fashion professionals are graduates of the only accredited fashion school in the city.

Fashion Programs Offered In River Forest


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in fashion offered by River Forest's fashion schools.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In River Forest


Approximately 38 students completed fashion courses in 2010.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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