Fashion Institute of Technology - New York, NY Alumni Average Salary

The Fashion Institute of Technology, a school in New York, N.Y., has roughly 10,000 undergrads. A considerably greater proportion of women make up the student population with a female-to-male ratio of 6-to-1. From alumni reporting, however, it appears that men make more than their female counterparts after graduating. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Annual ROI 

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Fashion Institute of Technology - New York, NY School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data 
$0$50K$100K$150K
Graphic Designer
3 salaries
$62,500  
   
Interior Designer
2 salaries
$56,992  
Retail Store Manager
2 salaries
$56,000  
Marketing Director
2 salaries
$107,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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About This School

227 W 27th St
New York, NY 10001-5992

Fashion Institute of Technology, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

www.fitnyc.edu/admissions

9,566

State School

70 %

75 %

33 %

Industry

Graduates of the Fashion Institute of Technology head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the retail industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the beauty supplies, wholesale industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular career sector among alumni is the textile, apparel, and accessories, wholesale industry. Former Fashion Institute of Technology students do not typically enter the advertising agency industry; in fact, about one in twenty graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Graduates of the Fashion Institute of Technology earn $54K on average.

Gender

Graduates who responded to the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

In the Fashion Institute of Technology alumni professional community, Marketing Directors make the highest median pay ($108K), though Creative Directors (about $69K), and Graphic Designers (around $63K) are close competitors. Sliding in near the bottom are Retail Store Managers, who report earnings of $56K.

Locations

When it comes to compensation, New York, N.Y. brings up the rear (median pay is $54K); however, the larger part of Fashion Institute of Technology alumni still choose not to leave this city. On the opposite end of the pay scale is Los Angeles, Calif., a top-paying city for Fashion Institute of Technology grads looking to earn a larger-than-average sum (this city has a median pay of approximately $70K).

Degree Major

An Associate of Applied Science (AAS) earns Fashion Institute of Technology students the most money after college (an average around $73K per year). A Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $42K).

Skills

Fashion Institute of Technology grads with Design experience garner salaries that are 29 percent more than other grads' salaries. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop is common among Fashion Institute of Technology alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, roughly one in four former students report doing so. Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Project Management are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (two-fifths of alumni and one in six survey participants, respectively). A strong majority of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance benefits extend to a strong majority of alums, and the larger part of grads sign up for dental plans. Other benefits that Fashion Institute of Technology alumni receive are a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

CUNY New York City College of Technology graduates, who earn $52K on average, make a similar amount to Fashion Institute of Technology grads. Farmingdale State College, Thomas Edison State College, and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are also similar to Fashion Institute of Technology.

Key Stats for Fashion Institute of Technology - New York, NY

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
Salary
$34,645 - $68,784
Salary
$46,000 - $84,500

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
14%
$33,971 - $70,104

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