Creative Writing Schools In Utah

Creative Writing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited creative writing schools in Utah. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the state of Utah, which encompasses creative writing training at the following levels:

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


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Utah 260
National 40,980

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

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Utah

230 270 270 250 260
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Creative Writing is a growing field in Utah. There were 30 more creative writing professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 13% in four years. 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 Utah

$0 $68,240 $71,800 $0 $41,400
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Utah, as the number of creative writing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by creative writing professionals are increasing.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Utah

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

Thus, creative writing professionals' salaries grew by 100% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 219% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Utah

Creative Writing

In Utah, 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 Utah


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited creative writing schools in Utah is increasing. In Utah, there were 17 graduates in 2006. And there were 24 graduates from creative writing courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 41%. 67% of these graduates received a master's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Utah

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