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Creative Writing Schools
In Columbia, South Carolina

Creative Writing faculty can choose to work at only one creative writing school in Columbia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the city of Columbia, which encompasses creative writing training at the creative writing masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Creative Writing Employment

Columbia 30
South Carolina 180

Exactly 30 of the 180 creative writing professionals employed in South Carolina, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of creative writing professionals in Columbia has shrunk by 0%. As the number of creative writing professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. South Carolina Creative Writing employment growth

310 240 230 240 180
30 No data 40 30 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$30,670 $33,980 $41,170 $48,950 $35,310
$35,040 $36,880 $38,180 $39,020 $40,340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

As the number of creative writing professionals in Columbia has shrunk, salaries for creative writing professionals have increased. Columbia creative writing professionals made $35,310 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, creative writing professionals in Columbia made an average salary of $30,670 per year. The growth in the salary of creative writing professionals in Columbia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Columbia

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Creative writing professionals make a median salary of $27,060 per year in Columbia. The 10% of creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,080 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 195% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Columbia

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited creative writing school in the city. Many of Columbia's creative writing professionals are graduates of this school.

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's creative writing school offers one creative writing degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 6 students completed creative writing courses.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Columbia, South Carolina

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