Creative Writing Schools In Maryland

Maryland has 4 accredited creative writing schools where creative writing faculty who teach creative writing classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of creative writing and creative writing training in Maryland, which includes creative writing training at the following levels:

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


  1. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

    13 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Maryland 790
National 40,980

Approximately 2% of the country's creative writing professionals work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Maryland

790 870 840 930 790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, the field of creative writing is shrinking. This represents a 0% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for creative writing professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of creative writing professionals working around the nation.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$55,970 $57,200 $60,290 $65,260 $68,540
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by creative writing professionals is increasing in Maryland. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,970 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,540 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 18% growth in creative writing professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 199% 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 Maryland.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Maryland

Creative Writing

In Maryland, creative writing professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited creative writing schools in Maryland is increasing. In Maryland, there were 125 graduates in 2006. And there were 131 graduates from creative writing courses in 2010.

This represents a 5% increase in the number of creative writing degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a master's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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