Creative Writing Schools In Idaho

Idaho has 4 accredited creative writing schools where creative writing faculty who teach creative writing classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the creative writing academic community in Idaho, and the future trends in creative writing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. The College of Idaho

    2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, Idaho 83605-4432

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Lewis-Clark State College

    500 8th Ave, Lewiston, Idaho 83501-2698

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Idaho 210
National 40,980

Approximately 1% of the country's creative writing professionals work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Idaho

350 470 380 295 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of creative writing professionals is shrinking in Idaho. There were 140 less creative writing professionals working in Idaho in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 40%. This is faster than the trend for creative writing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$55,370 $49,210 $46,960 $37,820 $36,320
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to creative writing professionals are declining in Idaho. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,370 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $36,320 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Idaho

10th percentile
$15,540
25th percentile
$16,030
50th percentile
$32,490
75th percentile
$50,610
90th percentile
$66,970

Thus, there was a 52% decline in creative writing professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Idaho state, within the field of creative writing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid creative writing professionals earn 331% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Idaho

Communications
$36,973
Creative Writing
$36,320

Creative writing professionals in Idaho earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

As the number of creative writing professionals is decreasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited creative writing schools in Idaho state is increasing. In 2006 there were 21 creative writing graduates from creative writing courses in Idaho and in 2010 there were 23 graduates.

Thus there was a 10% percent increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho. 60% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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The number of creative writing faculty, growth in the field of creative writing academia and creative writing faculty salaries in Idaho, is all data we are currently in the process of collecting. If you are involved in teaching creative writing courses to students at the bachelors degree in creative writing, and masters degree in creative writing levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of creative writing in Idaho. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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