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Creative Writing Schools In Nebraska

There are 2 accredited creative writing schools in Nebraska for faculty who teach creative writing classes to choose from. The trends in Nebraska's creative writing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in creative writing includes creative writing training at the following levels:


  1. Midland Lutheran College

    900 N. Clarkson, Fremont, Nebraska 68025

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Nebraska 220
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Nebraska state.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Nebraska

310 340 310 300 220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Nebraska, the field of creative writing is shrinking. In 2010 there were 90 less creative writing professionals working in Nebraska than there were in 2006. This represents a 29% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for creative writing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of creative writing professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$38,130 $47,320 $52,040 $53,440 $51,170
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of creative writing professionals is declining, the salaries paid to creative writing professionals are increasing in Nebraska. In 2006 creative writing professionals made a mean salary of $38,130 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,170 per year.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Nebraska

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90th percentile

Thus, there was a 25% growth in creative writing professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of creative writing, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid creative writing professionals earning 153% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Nebraska state.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Creative Writing

In Nebraska, 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 Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited creative writing schools in Nebraska is increasing. In 2006 there were 12 creative writing graduates from creative writing courses in Nebraska and in 2010 there were 27 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Nebraska by 125%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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