Creative Writing Schools
In Long Beach, California

The city of Long Beach has only one 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 Long Beach, which encompasses creative writing training at the following levels:

  • Creative Writing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Creative Writing


Statistics

Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Creative Writing Employment

Long Beach 3,530
California 6,060

Of the 6,060 creative writing professionals employed in California, 3,530 work in Long Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of creative writing professionals in Long Beach has grown by 26%. Overall employment in Long Beach has also increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Creative Writing employment growth

5,870 6,390 6,930 6,370 6,060
2,810 3,080 3,570 3,410 3,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$110,210 $110,900 $117,700 $106,890 $100,060
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

In Long Beach, salaries for creative writing professionals have decreased. In 2010 creative writing professionals in Long Beach reportedly earned an average salary of $100,060 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for creative writing professionals in Long Beach was $110,210 per year. The decline in the salary of creative writing professionals in Long Beach is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Long Beach

10th percentile
$39,140
25th percentile
$47,530
50th percentile
$68,290
75th percentile
$127,970
90th percentile
$187,650

Long Beach creative writing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $68,290. The 10% of creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,140 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $187,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Communications
$63,850
Creative Writing
$100,060

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

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Long Beach

1

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

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Long Beach

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Long Beach

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

In 2010 approximately 1 students completed creative writing courses.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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