Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has four fashion marketing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas State University-San Marcos, the highest ranked school in this group with a fashion marketing program, has a total student population of 30,803. It is the 204th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about fashion marketing programs in Austin, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fashion marketing professors at Texas State University such as Alyssa Adomaitis, Vishag Badrinarayanan, Enrique Becerra, Lori Ford, James Holloway, and J Jillapalli.
Fashion Marketing students from Austin 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 390 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average salary of $28,360. Marketing managers in this area earn $141,930/yr and there are 1,020 employed.
Austin lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.330 out of every 1000 jobs in Austin are held by marketing managers, and 0.501/1000 are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers.
Of the 4 fashion marketing schools with a 100-mile radius of Austin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for fashion marketing students, with Texas State University-San Marcos as the lowest, reported at only $9,816/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|