Fashion Schools
In San Francisco, California

In San Francisco, there are 4 fashion schools where fashion faculty can find employment. The trends in San Francisco's fashion academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes fashion training at the following levels:

  • Fashion Certificate
  • Associates degree in Fashion
  • Bachelors degree in Fashion
  • Masters degree in Fashion


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Fashion Employment

San Francisco 35,590
California 497,110

Exactly 35,590 of California's 497,110 fashion professionals work in San Francisco. The number of fashion professionals in San Francisco has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of fashion professionals in San Francisco has decreased, overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Fashion employment growth

558,370 568,650 565,820 526,700 497,110
37,640 39,280 40,570 37,830 35,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Fashion VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$63,990 $69,059 $70,926 $70,107 $72,955
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Fashion in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

Salaries for fashion professionals in San Francisco have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $72,955 per year was earned by fashion professionals in San Francisco. The average salary for fashion professionals in San Francisco was $63,990 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Francisco.

Salary percentiles for Fashion professionals in San Francisco

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90th percentile

Fashion professionals make a median salary of $66,058 per year in San Francisco. The 10% of fashion professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,050 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 130% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Fashion professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion Marketing

On average fashion professionals in San Francisco earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Francisco.

Educational Trends

Fashion schools in San Francisco


There are 4 accredited fashion schools in the city. Many of San Francisco's fashion professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Fashion Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's fashion schools offer 10 fashion degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Fashion Degrees In San Francisco


In 2010 approximately 560 students completed fashion courses.

Fashion Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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