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Creative Writing Schools In Rhode Island

Creative Writing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited creative writing schools in Rhode Island. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the creative writing academic community in Rhode Island, and the future trends in creative writing training at the following levels:


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Rhode Island 120
National 40,980

Of all of the creative writing professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Rhode Island

120 130 140 130 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, creative writing is a shrinking field. Thus, the field of creative writing has shrunk by 0% in Rhode Island. This is slower 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 Rhode Island

$51,470 $54,080 $58,710 $65,110 $63,730
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
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 Rhode Island. The mean salary for creative writing professionals in 2006 was $51,470 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,730 per year.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, creative writing professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Rhode Island, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of creative writing. The pay differential between the highest paid creative writing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 107%

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Creative Writing

In Rhode Island, creative writing professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of creative writing professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited creative writing schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In Rhode Island, there were 41 graduates in 2006. And there were 42 graduates from creative writing courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 2% percent increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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