There are schools offering fashion programs in Oregon!
Schools Offering Fashion Programs in Oregon
The Art Institute of Portland, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the only accredited Fashion school in Oregon. It is located in Portland. Approximately 49 students graduated from Fashion programs at The Art Institute of Portland, in 2010.
Students enrolled in Fashion courses at The Art Institute of Portland paid $17,416 per year in tuition fees.
A Fashion degree from an Oregon school... what next?
Fashion graduates in Oregon can go into a variety of professions such as Fashion Designer, Model, Marketing Manager, Merchadiser, Fashion Magazine Editor, Photographer, Sales Associate, and Pattern Designer. 63,800 fashion professionals were working in Oregon in 2010. Of these, 150 were fashion designers. In addition, 50 were models and 2,770 were marketing managers. The following counties have the largest number of Oregon fashion professionals:
- Clackamas County - 39,010 fashion professionals
- Lane County - 6,010 fashion professionals
- Marion County - 5,380 fashion professionals
The government projects that, by 2018, the number of fashion professionals in the state of Oregon will grow to 74,250. This would require a 10% growth in the field.
Fashion professionals in Oregon make an average of $49,773 per year. But, salaries for fashion professional can vary. In 2010, fashion professional made as little as less than $18,250 per year or as much as more than $136,740 per year in Oregon. The following counties in Oregon have the highest average salaries for fashion professional:
- Deschutes County - $58,365 per year
- Benton County - $57,695 per year
- Clackamas County - $52,385 per year
The following counties in Oregon have the lowest average salaries for fashion professional:
- Clatsop County - $29,745 per year
- Linn County - $44,000 per year
- Marion County - $46,363 per year
On average the highest paid fashion professionals in Oregon were:
- Marketing Manager - $102,830 per year
- Fashion Designer - $65,620 per year
- Fashion Magazine Editor - $55,030 per year
On average the lowest paid fashion professionals in Oregon were:
- Model - $28,680 per year
- Sales Associate - $26,030 per year
For more Oregon data regarding a career in fashion in Oregon 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.
- Associate's Degree in Fashion in Oregon
- Bachelor's Degree in Fashion in Oregon
Curious what studying Fashion gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oregon
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products||2,080||$46,730||-17.8%|
|Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers||80||$33,390||-33.3%|
Got your degree? Time to find a job!
Below are fashion related jobs in Oregon