Becoming a Fashion Merchadiser via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Penn Foster Career School is a US school (accredited) offering fashion merchandising courses to train individuals to become top-notch fashion merchandisers, fashion designers, fashion models, fashion marketers, fashion professionals, fashion merchadisers, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 61,280 people employed as merchandise displayers and window trimmers alone in America, and their average annual salary is $28,480. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing make on average $61,400 per year and there are about 1,409,780 of them employed today. Colleges and universities like Penn Foster Career School that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Fashion Merchadiser Salary Information

Category: Merchandise displayers and window trimmers

Total # Employed in the US 61,280
Average Hourly Wage: $13.69/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$8.28 $10.04 $12.49 $15.84 $20.4
Average Yearly Salary $28,480
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$17,220 $20,880 $25,970 $32,950 $42,440
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
2.7% 13.0% 19.3% 14.1% 42.5% 7.1% 1.1%
Merchandise displayers and window trimmers — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Virginia $18.36/hr $38,180
North Dakota $16.42/hr $34,140
Oklahoma $16.07/hr $33,430
California $16.04/hr $33,370
Puerto Rico $15.72/hr $32,710
Nebraska $15.16/hr $31,520
Missouri $15.14/hr $31,480
Mississippi $14.9/hr $31,000
Tennessee $14.85/hr $30,890
Florida $14.67/hr $30,510
Ohio $14.43/hr $30,010
Delaware $14.33/hr $29,800
Guam $14.3/hr $29,750
North Carolina $14.12/hr $29,360
Colorado $14/hr $29,120
Hawaii $13.97/hr $29,050
Alaska $13.71/hr $28,520
Kansas $13.62/hr $28,340
Oregon $13.6/hr $28,290
Michigan $13.45/hr $27,980
New York $13.43/hr $27,940
Maine $13.43/hr $27,940
Arkansas $13.4/hr $27,860
Indiana $13.35/hr $27,760
Massachusetts $13.25/hr $27,560
Wisconsin $13.18/hr $27,420
South Carolina $13.18/hr $27,410
Utah $13.09/hr $27,230
Nevada $13/hr $27,040
Iowa $12.95/hr $26,930
New Hampshire $12.94/hr $26,910
District of Columbia $12.94/hr $26,920
New Mexico $12.84/hr $26,710
Kentucky $12.78/hr $26,580
Connecticut $12.75/hr $26,520
Louisiana $12.7/hr $26,420
Maryland $12.62/hr $26,250
Washington $12.51/hr $26,020
Wyoming $12.49/hr $25,980
Pennsylvania $12.26/hr $25,500
South Dakota $12.12/hr $25,210
Montana $12.03/hr $25,030
Idaho $11.94/hr $24,840
Alabama $11.77/hr $24,480
New Jersey $11.09/hr $23,070
West Virginia $9.93/hr $20,660


Category: Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products

Total # Employed in the US 1,409,780
Average Hourly Wage: $29.52/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$12.69 $17.29 $24.48 $35.72 $51.02
Average Yearly Salary $61,400
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$26,390 $35,950 $50,920 $74,310 $106,130
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
3.0% 18.6% 23.2% 8.1% 39.8% 6.6% 0.7%
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Delaware $36.31/hr $75,520
Oklahoma $34.61/hr $71,990
Nebraska $34.09/hr $70,910
North Dakota $33.65/hr $69,990
Missouri $33.44/hr $69,560
Virginia $31.87/hr $66,290
Mississippi $31.68/hr $65,890
Kansas $31.53/hr $65,590
Colorado $31.39/hr $65,280
Florida $31.39/hr $65,290
District of Columbia $31.38/hr $65,260
Connecticut $30.77/hr $64,000
North Carolina $30.4/hr $63,240
Utah $30.25/hr $62,920
Tennessee $29.92/hr $62,240
Idaho $29.03/hr $60,370
Montana $28.7/hr $59,690
New York $28.53/hr $59,340
Wyoming $28.47/hr $59,220
Maine $28.46/hr $59,200
South Carolina $28.29/hr $58,850
New Hampshire $28.04/hr $58,310
Arkansas $27.89/hr $58,000
Kentucky $27.83/hr $57,880
Maryland $27.71/hr $57,640
California $27.37/hr $56,930
Washington $27.36/hr $56,900
Hawaii $27.21/hr $56,590
Wisconsin $27.04/hr $56,230
Louisiana $26.86/hr $55,870
Guam $26.64/hr $55,420
Puerto Rico $26.27/hr $54,640
New Mexico $25.91/hr $53,900
Alaska $25.47/hr $52,990
Alabama $25.37/hr $52,780
Massachusetts $25.32/hr $52,660
Ohio $25.13/hr $52,270
Nevada $25.09/hr $52,190
Oregon $24.94/hr $51,870
Michigan $24.92/hr $51,830
West Virginia $23.42/hr $48,710
Pennsylvania $22.94/hr $47,710
South Dakota $22.76/hr $47,330
Iowa $22.33/hr $46,450
Indiana $22.14/hr $46,060
New Jersey $21.63/hr $44,990


Fashion Merchandising Programs by State & City