Searcy has a total population of 18,928 and a student population of 6,590. Of these students, 6,484 are enrolled in schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
The largest fashion merchandising school in Searcy, by student population, is Harding University. In 2010, Harding University graduated approximately 7 students from its fashion merchandising program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a fashion merchandising degree in Searcy. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,580 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for fashion merchandising related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board at Searcy-based fashion merchandising schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a fashion merchandiser in Searcy, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 36,750 fashion merchandisers in Arkansas, 2,050 were working in the greater Searcy area. The government projects that the number of fashion merchandisers in Searcy will increase by 1% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for fashion merchandisers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a fashion merchandiser in Searcy is $18,990 per year, which is lower than the average for fashion merchandisers state-wide.