San Francisco, CA (population: 817,411) has three fashion marketing schools within its city limits. The Art Institute of California-San Francisco, the highest ranked school in the city with a fashion marketing program, has a total student population of 1,462. It is the 3505th highest ranked school in the USA and the 335th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about fashion marketing programs in San Francisco, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fashion marketing professors at The Art Institute of California such as Erika Gessin, Alan Segal, and Alexia Vanides.
Fashion Marketing students from San Francisco schools who go on to become fashion marketers, fashion merchandisers, marketers, fashion models, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 169,330 people working as marketing managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $120,070. Also, Merchandise displayers and window trimmers make on average $28,480 per year and there are about 61,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area alone, there are 560 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average salary of $34,500. Marketing managers in this area earn $157,240/yr and there are 4,330 employed.
San Francisco lies in San Francisco county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area has 982,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $30/hr average worker wage, and a $61,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 4 out of every 1000 jobs in San Francisco are held by marketing managers, and 1/1000 are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers.
Of the 3 fashion marketing schools in San Francisco, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of California-San Francisco comes out as the most expensive ($30,077/yr) for fashion marketing students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Francisco|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||7.8 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||16.4 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||16.9 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||24.1 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||26.3 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||38.2 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||46.3 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||59.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||73.4 miles|