There are schools offering fashion programs in Arkansas!
Schools Offering Fashion Programs in Arkansas
Harding University, the only accredited Fashion school in Arkansas, is located in Searcy. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Harding University's Fashion programs.
Students enrolled in Fashion courses at Harding University paid $14,040 per year in tuition fees.
A Fashion degree from an Arkansas school... what next?
Some of the most popular jobs Fashion graduates in Arkansas pursue include Marketing Manager, Merchadiser, Fashion Magazine Editor, Photographer, and Sales Associate. In 2010, there were 37,630 fashion professional working in Arkansas, including 670 marketing managers, 2,260 merchadisers and 440 fashion magazine editors. In Arkansas, the largest numbers of fashion professional work in the following counties:
- Faulkner County - 10,430 fashion professionals
- Benton County - 8,380 fashion professionals
- Crawford County - 3,470 fashion professionals
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of fashion professionals is expected to grow by 2% by 2018. There are projected to be an estimated 41,920 fashion professionals working in Arkansas then. Of these 41,920 fashion professionals, the government predicts that 750 will be marketing managers, 2,330 will be merchadisers and 790 will be fashion magazine editors.
Arkansas fashion professionals earn on average $50,116 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 $134,270 per year in Arkansas. On average fashion professional earn the most in the following Arkansas counties:
- Benton County - $54,894 per year
- Faulkner County - $49,786 per year
- Crawford County - $46,365 per year
The following counties in Arkansas have the lowest average salaries for fashion professional:
- Cleburne County - $21,580 per year
- Clay County - $21,840 per year
- Craighead County - $21,970 per year
On average the highest paid fashion professionals in Arkansas were:
- Marketing Manager - $104,940 per year
- Merchadiser - $55,890 per year
- Fashion Magazine Editor - $41,190 per year
On average the lowest paid fashion professionals in Arkansas were:
- Photographer - $26,090 per year
- Sales Associate - $22,470 per year
For more Arkansas data regarding a career in fashion in Arkansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as fashion or beauty, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Bachelor's Degree in Fashion in Arkansas
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products||2,260||$55,890||391.3%|
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