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Creative Writing Schools In Vermont

In Vermont, there are 7 accredited schools where creative writing classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Vermont'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. Bennington College

    One College Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201-6003

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  2. Goddard College

    123 Pitkin Road, Plainfield, Vermont 05667-9432

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  3. Green Mountain College

    One Brennan Circle, Poultney, Vermont 05764-1199

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  4. Johnson State College

    337 College Hill, Johnson, Vermont 05656-9464

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  5. Marlboro College

    2582 South Rd, Marlboro, Vermont 05344-0300

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  6. Southern Vermont College

    982 Mansion Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201-6002

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  7. Vermont College of Fine Arts

    36 College St, Montpelier, Vermont 05602

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Professional Trends

Vermont Vs. National Creative Writing Employment

Vermont 170
National 40,980

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

Employment Growth for Creative writing professionals In Vermont

190 200 140 100 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Vermont, the field of creative writing is shrinking. In Vermont, 20 less creative writing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Vermont, this field has shrunk by 11% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for creative writing professionals which shows a 5% decrease in the number of creative writing professionals working around the nation.

Creative Writing VS. All Professions salaries in Vermont

$46,020 $53,190 $45,940 $44,010 $48,350
$41,993 $43,927 $44,750 $46,578 $46,709
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 Vermont. In 2006 creative writing professionals made a mean salary of $46,020 per year, and in 2010 they made $48,350 per year.

Salary percentiles for Creative writing professionals in Vermont

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This represents a growth in salaries of 5%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Vermont, 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 181%

Average Salaries for Creative writing professionals and related professions in Vermont

Creative Writing

Creative writing professionals in Vermont earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Creative Writing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Vermont


As the number of creative writing professionals is decreasing in Vermont state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited creative writing schools in Vermont state is increasing. In 2006 there were 50 creative writing graduates from creative writing courses in Vermont and in 2010 there were 145 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of creative writing school degree or certificate graduates in Vermont by 190%. 67% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in creative writing.

Creative Writing Faculty Salaries in Vermont

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of creative writing faculty in Vermont, growth in the field of creative writing academia and faculty salaries in Vermont. If you are involved in teaching creative writing courses to students at the bachelors degree in creative writing, and masters degree in creative writing levels, please anonymously submit your information in the field below. By doing so, you will be helping us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future creative writing faculty in Vermont. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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