Creative Writing Schools In Florida

In Florida, there are 10 accredited schools where creative writing classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the creative writing academic community in Florida, and the future trends in creative writing training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Creative Writing
  • Masters degree in Creative Writing


Schools

  1. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Eckerd College

    4200 54th Ave S, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33711-4700

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Florida Southern College

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33801-5698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Florida 1,860
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Florida

1,700 1,960 2,030 1,970 1,860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of creative writing professionals is growing in Florida. In 2010 there were 160 more creative writing professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of creative writing professionals has grown by 9%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of creative writing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$48,840 $48,270 $49,200 $47,190 $50,150
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by creative writing professionals is increasing in Florida. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,840 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,150 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$22,510
25th percentile
$31,860
50th percentile
$43,970
75th percentile
$61,000
90th percentile
$87,340

This represents a growth in salaries of 3%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 288% pay differential between the highest paid creative writing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of creative writing in Florida.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Florida

Communications
$46,887
Creative Writing
$50,150

In Florida, creative writing professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

As the number of creative writing professionals is increasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited creative writing schools in Florida state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 107 creative writing graduates from creative writing courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 67 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 37%. Most of these graduates, or 64%, earned a master's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Florida

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