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

The Fashion Institute of Technology is a university based in New York, N.Y. that is home to around 10,000 undergraduates. A considerably greater proportion of women make up the student population with a female-to-male ratio of 5-to-1. From alumni reporting, however, it appears that men make more than their female counterparts after graduating. The data for this synopsis comes from former Fashion Institute of Technology students who took the PayScale salary survey.

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142nd

20 Year Net ROI 

$461,000

Annual ROI 

9.6%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$87,600

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1st

Early Career Salary 

$39,200

Mid-Career Salary 

$74,600

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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: 17 Jun 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

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State School

70 %

75 %

33 %

Industry

Professionally, the retail industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the jewelry design industry are popular business areas among the Fashion Institute of Technology alumni. A large chunk of former Fashion Institute of Technology students are employed in the textile, apparel, and accessories, wholesale industry; in fact, this is the most popular job sector for this population. Less than five percent of Fashion Institute of Technology grads move into the manufacturing industry — it is the road least traveled for this demographic. Former Fashion Institute of Technology graduates bring in about $54K on average.

Gender

At this school, there are significantly more females than males who took the survey — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

Former Fashion Institute of Technology students with an interest in making money consider becoming Marketing Directors, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to $108K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Creative Directors ($69K) and Graphic Designers (approximately $63K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Retail Store Managers who make an average of $56K.

Locations

When it comes to compensation, New York, N.Y. brings up the rear (median pay is $53K); however, a majority of Fashion Institute of Technology alumni still choose not to leave this city. For those seeking more money, Los Angeles, Calif. is a popular destination for former Fashion Institute of Technology students; median pay is around $70K.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) from Fashion Institute of Technology can rake in a whopping average $73K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $42K on average per year.

Skills

Knowledge of Design seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are 30 percent more than their former classmates' salaries (about $70K). Roughly one in four grads report using Adobe Photoshop as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Project Management are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one in six survey participants get paid sick time. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of respondents are rewarded with health insurance and the larger part of graduates report dental coverage, too. A fair number of grads opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Fashion Institute of Technology graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, free drinks, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Eastern Connecticut State University graduates, who earn $54K on average, make a similar amount to Fashion Institute of Technology grads. CUNY New York City College of Technology, Farmingdale State College, and Thomas Edison State College are also similar to Fashion Institute of Technology.

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Salary
$34,765 - $68,047
Salary
$51,097 - $101,736
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
13%
$34,146 - $71,871

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