There are schools offering fashion programs in Alabama!
Schools Offering Fashion Programs in Alabama
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus, which was ranked 84th nationwide in 2010, is the only accredited Fashion school in Alabama. It is located in Birmingham. In 2010, Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus graduated 0 students from its Fashion programs.
Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus charged in-state students taking Fashion courses, $3,570 in tuition fees per year.
A Fashion degree from an Alabama school... what next?
Fashion graduates in Alabama can go into a variety of professions such as Fashion Designer, Marketing Manager, Merchadiser, Fashion Magazine Editor, Photographer, Sales Associate, Pattern Designer, and Knitter. In 2010, there were 60,190 fashion professional working in Alabama, including 40 fashion designers, 730 marketing managers and 1,050 merchadisers. In Alabama, the largest numbers of fashion professional work in the following counties:
- Bibb County - 15,290 fashion professionals
- Limestone County - 6,380 fashion professionals
- Mobile County - 5,470 fashion professionals
The government projects that the number of fashion professional in Alabama will grow by 2%, and by 2018, there will be an estimated 77,220 fashion professionals working in Alabama. The greatest growth for fashion professional is predicted to be amongst Photographers, who are expected to increase by 15% by 2018.
Alabama fashion professionals earn on average $43,561 per year. But, salaries for fashion professional can vary. In 2010, fashion professional made as little as less than $15,560 per year or as much as more than $156,080 per year in Alabama. fashion professional in the following Alabama counties make the highest salaries on average:
- Bullock County - $64,307 per year
- Limestone County - $50,798 per year
- Autauga County - $50,370 per year
On average fashion professionals earn the least in the following Alabama counties:
- Lawrence County - $23,090 per year
- Colbert County - $23,825 per year
- Etowah County - $24,450 per year
The fashion professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:
- Marketing Manager - $108,360 per year
- Merchadiser - $49,400 per year
- Fashion Designer - $47,400 per year
On average the lowest paid fashion professionals in Alabama were:
- Sales Associate - $23,790 per year
- Pattern Designer - $23,180 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional fashion statistics regarding a career in Fashion and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as fashion or beauty.
Curious what studying Fashion gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders||1,190||$25,820||-73.4%|
|Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products||1,050||$49,400||-11.0%|
|Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers||40||$23,180||-73.3%|
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