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Creative Writing Schools
In Springfield, Missouri

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


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Missouri Creative Writing Employment

Springfield 50
Missouri 950

Exactly 50 of the 950 creative writing professionals employed in Missouri, work in Springfield. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of creative writing professionals in Springfield has shrunk by 58%. Overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Missouri Creative Writing employment growth

1,480 1,400 1,330 1,110 950
120 90 80 70 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Creative Writing VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$44,680 $46,910 $52,520 $48,070 $44,730
$31,300 $32,220 $33,840 $34,490 $35,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Creative Writing in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

In Springfield, salaries for creative writing professionals have increased. In 2010 Springfield creative writing professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,730. The average salary for creative writing professionals in Springfield was $44,680 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of creative writing professionals in Springfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Springfield

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Springfield creative writing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $38,800. The 10% of creative writing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,410 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $86,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Springfield

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

Creative Writing schools in Springfield


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

Creative Writing Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Creative Writing Degrees In Springfield


In 2010 approximately 8 students graduated from creative writing courses.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Missouri

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