Creative Writing Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

In Chester, there is only one creative writing school where creative writing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the city of Chester, which encompasses creative writing training at the creative writing bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Creative Writing Employment

Chester 570
Pennsylvania 1,220

Exactly 570 of the 1,220 creative writing professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Chester. There has been a 34% decline in the number of creative writing professionals in Chester between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for creative writing professionals in Chester has decreased, overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania Creative Writing employment growth

1,970 1,690 1,540 1,540 1,220
860 640 660 690 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$50,160 $53,560 $58,540 $58,370 $58,070
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

As the number of creative writing professionals in Chester has shrunk, salaries for creative writing professionals have increased. In 2010 Chester creative writing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,070. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for creative writing professionals in Chester was $50,160 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chester.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Chester

10th percentile
$38,190
25th percentile
$43,710
50th percentile
$54,040
75th percentile
$68,350
90th percentile
$88,730

Chester creative writing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $54,040. The difference in pay between the creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 132%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,190 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,730 per year.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Chester

Communications
$47,487
Creative Writing
$58,070

Creative writing professional salaries in Chester are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Chester

1

Many of Chester's creative writing professionals are graduates of the only accredited creative writing school in the city.

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Chester's creative writing school offers one creative writing degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Chester

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students graduated from creative writing courses.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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