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Creative Writing

Unlike its academic counterpart of writing classes that teach students to compose work based on the rules of the language, creative writing is believed to focus on students' self-expression. While creative writing as an educational subject is often available somewhere, if not throughout, K-12 education, perhaps the most refined form of creative writing as an educational focus is in the university setting. Following the reworking of university education occurring in most post-war eras, creative writing has progressively gained prominence in the university setting. With the beginning of formal creative writing program:


Technical Writers
Wage: $61,620
10 Year Growth Rate: 19.5%
Self Employed: 6.0%
Unemployment Rate: 8.4%
Employed Part Time: 6.5%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Authors, Writers, and Editors
Wage: $53,070
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.8%
Self Employed: 65.9%
Unemployment Rate: 4.4%
Employed Part Time: 21.8%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree