Creative Writing Schools
In Oakland, California

In Oakland, there are 3 creative writing schools where creative writing faculty can find employment. The trends in Oakland's creative writing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes creative writing training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Creative Writing Employment

Oakland 210
California 6,060

Exactly 210 of the 6,060 creative writing professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of creative writing professionals in Oakland has shrunk by 25%. As the employment for creative writing professionals in Oakland has decreased, overall employment in Oakland has increased.

Oakland Vs. California Creative Writing employment growth

5,870 6,390 6,930 6,370 6,060
280 300 290 230 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$82,480 $75,300 $75,100 $61,980 $63,300
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

In Oakland, salaries for creative writing professionals have decreased. Oakland creative writing professionals made $63,300 per year, on average, in 2010. Creative writing professionals in Oakland made a yearly average salary of $82,480, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of creative writing professionals in Oakland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
$34,450
25th percentile
$42,370
50th percentile
$57,320
75th percentile
$77,200
90th percentile
$92,690

Creative writing professionals make a median salary of $57,320 per year in Oakland. The 10% of creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,450 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $92,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Oakland

Communications
$58,618
Creative Writing
$63,300

On average creative writing professionals in Oakland earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Oakland.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Oakland

3

Many of Oakland's creative writing professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited creative writing schools in the city.

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Oakland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in creative writing offered by Oakland's creative writing schools.

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Oakland

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
57
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total66

Approximately 66 students completed creative writing courses in 2010.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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