Indianapolis, IN (population: 803,930) has two business writing schools within its city limits. Butler University, the highest ranked school in the city with a business writing program, has a total student population of 4,505. It is the 172nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Indiana (#1 is Indiana University-Bloomington). To learn more about business writing programs in Indianapolis, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business writing professors at Butler University such as P Arling, Dan Barden, Robert Bennett, Holly Brower, Craig Caldwell, and John Cuthbert.
Business Writing students from Indianapolis schools who go on to become business writers, legal writing professors, copy editors, copywriters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Public relations specialists make on average $59,370 per year and there are about 242,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 1,790 employed public relations specialists earning an average salary of $50,240. Writers and authors in this area earn $42,900/yr and there are 370 employed.
Indianapolis lies in Marion county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.422 out of every 1000 jobs in Indianapolis are held by writers and authors, and 2.060/1000 are held by public relations specialists.
Of the 2 business writing schools in Indianapolis, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr) for business writing students, with University of Indianapolis as the lowest, reported at only $17,617/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Indianapolis|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||60.0 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||68.9 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||86.8 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||98.5 miles|