College of the Arts
School of Fashion Design and Merchandising

Examples of Possible Careers*

Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.6% faster than the average
  • 116,300 number of jobs
  • $69,690 potential earnings

Fashion designers

  • -4.4% decline
  • 28,300 number of jobs
  • $75,810 potential earnings

Additional careers

  • Art, drama, and music teachers, community college, colleges and universities and art institutes
  • CAD Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Illustrator
  • Product Developer
  • Print Designer
  • Technical Designer
  • Textile Designer
  • Product Development
  • Knit Designer
  • Knit Programmer
  • Sourcing

Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Kent Campus


Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.