Martinsburg, WV has eighteen business writing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with a business writing program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Business Writing students from Martinsburg 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.
Martinsburg lies in Berkeley county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Hagerstown-Martinsburg-WV area has 96,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.6% unemployment rate, $18.36/hr average worker wage, and a $38,190 average annual salary.
Of the 18 business writing schools with a 100-mile radius of Martinsburg, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, American University comes out as the most expensive ($29,423/yr) for business writing students, with Northern Virginia Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,953/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Martinsburg|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||45.6 miles|
|Bel Air||MD||-||2||17.834||59||47.7 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||53.6 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||53.7 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||58.2 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||61.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||62.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||63.3 miles|