Reading has a total population of 81,207 and a student population of 15,124. Of these students, 288 are enrolled in schools that offer fashion merchandising programs.
Of the 1 fashion merchandising schools in Reading, the largest fashion merchandising school, by student population, is Pace Institute. In 2010, Pace Institute graduated approximately 2 students from its fashion merchandising program.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in fashion merchandising in Reading in 2010. In 2009 tuition at fashion merchandising schools in Reading was $7,465 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $820 for fashion merchandising related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in fashion merchandising, if you decide to work as a fashion merchandiser in Reading, your job prospects are not very good. There were 206,300 fashion merchandisers working in Pennsylvania and 5,610 working in the greater Reading area in 2010. The government projects that the number of fashion merchandisers in Reading will increase by 3% 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 Reading is $22,820 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for fashion merchandisers.