Fashion Merchandising in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Fashion Merchandising Programs in New Jersey


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of New Jersey receive fashion merchandising degrees every year. Thus, New Jersey's 3 fashion merchandising schools put out approximately 160 fashion merchandisers each year.

Top Schools

Ocean County Vocational-Technical School, which was ranked 64th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in New Jersey that has a fashion merchandising program. It is located in Toms River. no students graduated with a degree in fashion merchandising from Ocean County Vocational-Technical School in 2010.

Berkeley College, which was ranked 79th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Jersey that has a fashion merchandising program. It is located in Little Falls. In 2010, 120 students graduated from Berkeley College fashion merchandising program. Berkeley College charged in-state students $20,700 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in New Jersey that has a fashion merchandising program is Brookdale Community College. Brookdale Community College, which was ranked 86th in the country in 2010, is located in Lincroft. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Brookdale Community College fashion merchandising program. Tuition at Brookdale Community College was $3,527 per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Jersey's fashion merchandising schools ranges from $20,700 per year to $3,527 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,076 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at New Jersey fashion merchandising schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Berkeley College - located in Little Falls, students are charged $20,700 per year
  2. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year

The fashion merchandising schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. Brookdale Community College - located in Lincroft, students are charged $3,527 per year
  2. Berkeley College - located in Little Falls, students are charged $20,700 per year

A fashion merchandising degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from fashion merchandising school in New Jersey go on to work as a fashion merchandiser. 2,460 fashion merchandisers were working in New Jersey in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Jersey fashion merchandisers:

  1. Middlesex County - 720 fashion merchandisers
  2. Essex County - 640 fashion merchandisers
  3. Burlington County - 230 fashion merchandisers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of fashion merchandisers is expected to shrink by -4% by 2018. There are projected to be 2,650 fashion merchandisers working in the New Jersey then.

Salary

On average, fashion merchandisers earn $127,340 per year. However, New Jersey fashion merchandisers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $62,900 per year to more than $161,570 per year in 2010. A fashion merchandiser in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Middlesex County - $128,120 per year
  2. Essex County - $123,910 per year
  3. Mercer County - $121,200 per year

The following counties in New Jersey have the lowest average salaries for fashion merchandisers:

  1. Atlantic County - $97,460 per year
  2. Burlington County - $115,840 per year
  3. Mercer County - $121,200 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in fashion merchandising in New Jersey and to compare salaries with various related fields such as fashion or fashion design, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Fashion Merchandising in New Jersey
  • Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising in New Jersey
  • Certificate in Fashion Merchandising in New Jersey

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,393 miles from location Brookdale Community College Lincroft NJ 14.4833 n/a 15,639
5,403 miles from location Berkeley College Little Falls NJ 20.7455 52% 3,709
0 miles from location Ocean County Vocational-Technical School Toms River NJ 36.1029 n/a 434
 

Curious what studying Fashion Merchandising gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Jersey

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons + 114,890 $26,780 -3.6%
2
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers + 43,090 $54,340 -4.8%
3
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products + 6,440 $68,560 -15.5%
4
Purchasing Managers + 2,460 $127,340 8.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are fashion merchandising related jobs in New Jersey