Seattle, WA (population: 614,214) has three fashion marketing schools within its city limits. The Art Institute of Seattle, the highest ranked school in the city with a fashion marketing program, has a total student population of 2,282. It is the 2958th highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus). To learn more about fashion marketing programs in Seattle, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fashion marketing professors at The Art Institute of Seattle such as Deb Debeauchamp, and Fred Modica.
Fashion Marketing students from Seattle 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 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area alone, there are 580 employed merchandise displayers and window trimmers earning an average salary of $33,350. Marketing managers in this area earn $127,280/yr and there are 3,520 employed.
Seattle lies in King county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Metropolitan area has 1,404,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $25.60/hr average worker wage, and a $53,240 average annual salary. Thus, about 2.507 out of every 1000 jobs in Seattle are held by marketing managers, and 0.411/1000 are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers.
Of the 3 fashion marketing schools in Seattle, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Seattle comes out as the most expensive ($28,174/yr) for fashion marketing students, with Seattle Central Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,598/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Seattle|
|Federal Way||WA||84,659||2||22.1387||18||21.4 miles|
|South Hill||WA||63,243||0||-||0||33.4 miles|