Creative Writing Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

The city of Jackson has only one school where creative writing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the creative writing academic community in Jackson, and the future trends. Academia in creative writing includes creative writing training at the creative writing bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Creative Writing Employment

Jackson 80
Mississippi 260

Exactly 80 of the 260 creative writing professionals employed in Mississippi, work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jackson, there has been a 0% decline in the number of creative writing professionals. As the number of creative writing professionals in Jackson has decreased, overall employment in Jackson has increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Creative Writing employment growth

300 210 230 240 260
80 60 60 50 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$42,100 $44,980 $50,150 $48,540 $39,470
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for creative writing professionals have decreased. In 2010 Jackson creative writing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $39,470. The average salary for creative writing professionals in Jackson was $42,100 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of creative writing professionals in Jackson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Jackson

10th percentile
$25,640
25th percentile
$30,480
50th percentile
$35,560
75th percentile
$45,840
90th percentile
$63,820

Creative writing professionals in Jackson make a median yearly salary of $35,560. The 10% of creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,640 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 149% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Jackson

Creative Writing
$39,470
Communications
$43,423

Jackson creative writing professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Jackson

1

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

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in creative writing offered by Jackson's creative writing school.

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Jackson

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

In 2010 approximately 5 students completed creative writing courses.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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