Fashion Consultant Statistics and Facts in the US

Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for fashion consultants in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 4,132 fashion consultants currently employed in the United States.
  • 76.4% of all fashion consultants are women, while only 18.4% are men.
  • The average age of an employed fashion consultant is 40 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of fashion consultants is White (58.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (22.0%) and Black or African American (10.2%).
  • The majority of fashion consultants are located in NY, New York and NC, Charlotte.
  • Fashion consultants are paid an average annual salary of $131,407.
  • Fashion consultants average starting salary is $70,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid fashion consultants earn as much as $246,000 or more.
  • 12% of all fashion consultants are LGBT.
  • Fashion consultants are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.

Fashion Consultant Statistics By Gender

Among fashion consultants, 76.4% of them are women compared to 18.4% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 76.4%
  • Male, 18.4%
  • Unknown, 5.2%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Female
76.4%
Male
18.4%
Unknown
5.2%

Gender Pay Gap For Fashion Consultant

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$158,242
female-income
Female Income
$152,628

Fashion Consultant Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the fashion consultant position over time.

Male
Female
51%
49%
46%
44%
41%
39%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
44.44%
55.56%
2009
45.41%
54.59%
2010
45.71%
54.29%
2011
45.04%
54.96%
2012
45.69%
54.31%
2013
45.45%
54.55%
2014
45.03%
54.97%
2015
45.55%
54.45%
2016
45.85%
54.15%
2017
46.03%
53.97%
2018
46.50%
53.50%

Fashion Consultant Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, parts counterman and cart associate have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
BRA Specialist7%89%
Clinique Consultant8%88%
Beauty Consultant9%87%
Fashion Consultant18%76%
Lumber Associate89%7%
Cart Associate89%8%
Parts Counterman93%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Parts Counterman
Cart Associate
Lumber Associate
Fashion Consultant
Beauty Consultant
Clinique Consultant
BRA Specialist
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Fashion Consultant Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among fashion consultants is White, which makes up 58.4% of all fashion consultants. Comparatively, there are 22.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.2% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 58.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 22.0%
  • Black or African American, 10.2%
  • Asian, 6.2%
  • Unknown, 2.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%
Job Title
Fashion Consultant RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
58.4%
Hispanic or Latino
22.0%
Black or African American
10.2%
Asian
6.2%
Unknown
2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.5%

Fashion Consultant Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among fashion consultants.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
62.57%
10.54%
5.50%
18.69%
2011
60.80%
11.56%
5.67%
19.38%
2012
60.50%
11.07%
5.83%
19.83%
2013
59.51%
11.58%
5.88%
20.18%
2014
59.47%
11.19%
6.32%
20.28%
2015
58.92%
11.23%
6.09%
20.92%
2016
58.73%
10.90%
6.08%
21.21%
2017
58.25%
10.46%
6.51%
21.54%
2018
58.35%
10.22%
6.19%
22.05%

Fashion Consultant Wage Gap By Race

White fashion consultants have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian fashion consultants have the lowest average salary at $154,271.
$159,000
$158,000
$157,000
$156,000
$155,000
$154,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$155,175
White$157,301
Black or African American$154,651
Asian$154,271
Hispanic or Latino$155,777

Average Age of a Fashion Consultant

We determined the average age of fashion consultants based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Black or African American
32
33
Unknown
28
27
Asian
35
44
Hispanic or Latino
29
30
White
40
45
American Indian and Alaska Native
40
39

Fashion Consultant Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of fashion consultant employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of fashion consultants is 40+ years old, which represents 48% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Fashion Consultant YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
31%
30-40 years
17%
40+ years
48%

Types of Fashion Consultant Degree Levels

The most common degree for fashion consultants is bachelor's degree 46% of fashion consultants earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 23% and rounding it off is associate degree with 19%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 46%
  • High School Diploma, 23%
  • Associate, 19%
  • Masters, 5%
  • Other Degrees, 7%
Job Title
Fashion Consultant DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
46%
High School Diploma
23%
Associate
19%
Masters
5%
Other Degrees
7%

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Fashion Consultant Wage Gap By Education

Fashion consultants with a Bachelors degree earn more than those without, at $178,090 annually. With a Masters degree, fashion consultants earn a median annual income of $175,004 compared to $163,080 for fashion consultants with an Associate degree.
$179,000
$175,000
$171,000
$167,000
$163,000
$159,000
$155,000
High School Diploma or Less
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
High School Diploma or Less$158,242
Master's Degree$175,004
Bachelor's Degree$178,090
Some College/ Associate Degree$163,080

Fashion Consultant Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ fashion consultants. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most fashion consultants is the retail industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire fashion consultants.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
7%
50 - 100 employees
3%
100 - 500 employees
5%
500 - 1,000 employees
16%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
40%
> 10,000 employees
30%

The Types Of Companies Fashion Consultant Work In

Employees with the fashion consultant job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most fashion consultants prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
2%
Public
37%
Private
60%
Government
1%

Top Industries Hiring Fashion Consultants

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ fashion consultants. Those industries include retail, hospitality and manufacturing.

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Retail

Fortune 500

Manufacturing

Hospitality

Technology

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Retail
49%
Fortune 500
9%
Manufacturing
8%
Hospitality
8%
Technology
6%
Finance
3%
Construction
3%
Pharmaceutical
2%
Start-up
2%
Education
2%
Internet
2%
Insurance
2%
Transportation
1%
Government
1%
Media
1%
Non Profits
1%
Health Care
1%
Energy
1%
Professional
1%

Fashion Consultant Turnover And Employment Statistics

Fashion Consultant Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of fashion consultants changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescFashion Consultant Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
11.74%
2011
10.94%
2012
9.82%
2013
8.89%
2014
7.55%
2015
7.02%
2016
6.27%
2017
6.04%
2018
5.79%

The Average Number of Years That Fashion Consultant Stay in a Job

By looking over 2,246 fashion consultants resumes, we figured out that the average fashion consultant enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 41%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
41%
1-2 years
31%
3-4 years
9%
5-7 years
11%
8-10 years
3%
11+ years
5%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Fashion Consultants with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to fashion consultants.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Parts Runner4.73%
Cash Office Associate7.47%
Counter Sales Person9.47%
Hourly Sales Staff10.18%
Shopper11.11%
District Sales Coordinator11.59%
Fashion Consultant11.77%

ProfessionascdescPercentages of LGBT ascdesc
Parts Runner
4.73%
Cash Office Associate
7.47%
Counter Sales Person
9.47%
Hourly Sales Staff
10.18%
Shopper
11.11%
District Sales Coordinator
11.59%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Fashion Consultants

The most common foreign language among fashion consultants is Spanish at 53.8%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 13.3% and Italian is the third-most popular at 5.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 53.8%
  • French, 13.3%
  • Italian, 5.6%
  • Chinese, 2.8%
  • German, 2.8%
  • Other, 21.7%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
Spanish
53.8%
French
13.3%
Italian
5.6%
Chinese
2.8%
German
2.8%
Other
21.7%

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Fashion Consultant Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a fashion consultant can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of fashion consultants is $106,693. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Fashion Consultants Earn The Most?

The map here shows where fashion consultants earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Fashion Consultants Located?

By looking through more than 2,246 resumes, we found that the most popular places for fashion consultants are NY, New York and NC, Charlotte.

Number of Fashion Consultants