Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has one fashion merchandising school within its city limits. Houston Community College System has a total student population of 54,942. It is the 4647th highest ranked school in the USA and the 247th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about fashion merchandising programs in Houston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of fashion merchandising professors at Houston Community College System such as Suzette Brimmer, Charlotte Hamilton, Allyson Haro, and Ruby Muller.
Fashion Merchandising students from Houston schools who go on to become fashion merchandisers, fashion designers, fashion models, fashion marketers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 61,280 people working as merchandise displayers and window trimmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $28,480. Also, Commercial and industrial designers make on average $61,400 per year and there are about 29,170 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 190 employed commercial and industrial designers earning an average salary of $59,850. Merchandise displayers and window trimmers in this area earn $23,990/yr and there are 1,920 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.750 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by merchandise displayers and window trimmers, and 0.073/1000 are held by commercial and industrial designers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Houston Community College System ends up costing a student $7,796/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|