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Creative Writing Schools
In Evanston, Illinois

There is only one creative writing school in Evanston for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in creative writing in the city of Evanston, which encompasses creative writing training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Evanston Vs. Illinois Creative Writing Employment

Evanston 1,330
Illinois 1,700

Of the 1,700 creative writing professionals employed in Illinois, 1,330 work in Evanston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Evanston, there has been a 17% growth in the number of creative writing professionals. As the number of creative writing professionals in Evanston has increased, overall employment in Evanston has also increased.

Evanston Vs. Illinois Creative Writing employment growth

1,370 1,290 1,370 1,720 1,700
1,140 1,040 1,160 1,320 1,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Evanston

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Evanston

$54,770 $63,000 $62,890 $64,030 $62,580
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Evanston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Evanston

As the number of creative writing professionals in Evanston has grown, salaries for creative writing professionals have also increased. In 2010 Evanston creative writing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,580. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for creative writing professionals in Evanston was $54,770 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Evanston.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Evanston

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Creative writing professionals make a median salary of $57,060 per year in Evanston. The difference in pay between the creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 302%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,150 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $105,190 per year.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Evanston

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Evanston


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

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Evanston


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

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Evanston


Approximately 11 students graduated from creative writing courses in 2010.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Evanston, Illinois

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