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Creative Writing Schools
In Akron, Ohio

In Akron, there is only one creative writing school where creative writing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the city of Akron, which encompasses creative writing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Akron Vs. Ohio Creative Writing Employment

Akron 100
Ohio 1,020

Of the 1,020 creative writing professionals employed in Ohio, 100 work in Akron. Between 2006 and 2010, in Akron, there has been a 67% growth in the number of creative writing professionals. As the number of creative writing professionals in Akron has increased, overall employment in Akron has also increased.

Akron Vs. Ohio Creative Writing employment growth

1,200 860 670 810 1,020
60 60 90 100 100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Akron

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Akron

$55,730 $43,660 $39,990 $41,510 $42,410
$37,640 $38,750 $40,010 $40,300 $41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Akron
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Akron

In Akron, salaries for creative writing professionals have decreased. In 2010 Akron creative writing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $42,410. The average salary for creative writing professionals in Akron was $55,730 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of creative writing professionals in Akron is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Akron

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Creative writing professionals in Akron earn a median salary of $39,160 per year. The difference in pay between the creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 92%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,950 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Akron

Creative Writing

Akron creative writing professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Akron


Many of Akron's creative writing professionals are graduates of the only accredited creative writing school in the city.

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Akron


Akron's creative writing schools offer 2 creative writing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Akron


Approximately 26 students completed creative writing courses in 2010.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Akron, Ohio

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