Creative Writing Schools In New Jersey

New Jersey has 5 accredited creative writing schools where creative writing faculty who teach creative writing classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the state of New Jersey, which encompasses creative writing training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

    285 Madison Ave, Madison, New Jersey 07940

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  2. Rutgers University-Camden

    406 Penn, Camden, New Jersey 08102

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  3. Rutgers University-Newark

    249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Seton Hall University

    400 S Orange Ave, South Orange, New Jersey 07079-2697

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Warren County Community College

    475 Rte 57 W, Washington, New Jersey 07882-4343

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

New Jersey Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

New Jersey 1,120
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of New Jersey.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In New Jersey

820 1,020 1,230 1,160 1,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In New Jersey, the field of creative writing is growing. In New Jersey, 300 more creative writing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of creative writing has grown by 37% in New Jersey. This growth is faster than the change in the number of creative writing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 5% from 2006 to 2010.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in New Jersey

$57,450 $63,340 $58,680 $61,500 $56,290
$50,031 $52,191 $53,328 $54,026 $55,877
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by creative writing professionals is decreasing in New Jersey. Creative writing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $57,450 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,290 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in New Jersey

10th percentile
$29,210
25th percentile
$36,490
50th percentile
$51,490
75th percentile
$69,920
90th percentile
$87,200

Thus, creative writing professionals' salaries declined by 2% in 4 years. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of New Jersey, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of creative writing. The pay differential between the highest paid creative writing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 199%

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in New Jersey

Communications
$53,457
Creative Writing
$56,290

Creative writing professionals in New Jersey earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Jersey

associate
1
bachelor
2
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

As the number of creative writing professionals is increasing in New Jersey state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited creative writing schools in New Jersey state is also increasing. In New Jersey, there were 19 graduates in 2006. And there were 52 graduates from creative writing courses in 2010.

This represents a 174% increase in the number of creative writing degree or certificate school graduates in New Jersey state. 50% of these graduates received an master's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in New Jersey

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