Creative Writing Schools In Nevada

There are 2 accredited creative writing schools in Nevada for faculty who teach creative writing classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the state of Nevada, which encompasses creative writing training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Creative Writing
  • Masters degree in Creative Writing


  1. College of Southern Nevada

    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas

    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nevada Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Nevada 390
National 40,980

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

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Nevada

300 390 340 350 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nevada, creative writing is a growing field. 90 more creative writing professionals were working in Nevada in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of creative writing has grown by 30% in Nevada. 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 Nevada

$46,320 $50,140 $53,470 $62,790 $57,440
$45,390 $46,413 $47,635 $49,555 $51,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by creative writing professionals is increasing in Nevada. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,320 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,440 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Nevada

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This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of creative writing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid creative writing professionals earning 222% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nevada state.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Nevada

Creative Writing

In Nevada, 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 Nevada


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited creative writing schools in Nevada is increasing. In 2006, 4 students graduated from creative writing courses in Nevada. And in 2010, 13 students graduated.

This represents a 225% increase in the number of creative writing degree or certificate school graduates in Nevada state. 50% of these graduates received an associate's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Nevada

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