Montgomery, AL (population: 200,848) has one creative writing school within its city limits. Huntingdon College has a total student population of 1,075. It is the 522nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Creative Writing students from Montgomery schools who go on to become creative writers, writers, storytellers, freelances, 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, Technical writers make on average $65,610 per year and there are about 46,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montgomery area alone, there are 60 employed technical writers earning an average salary of $48,850. Writers and authors in this area earn $65,670/yr and there are 50 employed.
Montgomery lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Montgomery area has 163,040 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,330 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Montgomery are held by writers and authors, and 0/1000 are held by technical writers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Huntingdon College ends up costing a student $18,416/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Montgomery|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||45.3 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||49.5 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||75.2 miles|