Phoenix, AZ (population: 1,635,783) has one creative writing school within its city limits. Phoenix College has a total student population of 12,164. It is the 5232nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 80th highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about creative writing programs in Phoenix, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of creative writing professors at Phoenix College such as Carol Test.
Creative Writing students from Phoenix 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 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 440 employed technical writers earning an average salary of $63,990. Writers and authors in this area earn $71,090/yr and there are 270 employed.
Phoenix lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Phoenix are held by writers and authors, and 0/1000 are held by technical writers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Phoenix College ends up costing a student $8,058/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phoenix|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||48.8 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||75.4 miles|