Florida Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Florida

Writers picture    Writers image

Fast Facts for Writers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Sarasota, Miami and Fort Lauderdale
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tampa, Lakeland and Jacksonville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale

Salaries for Writers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Deltona, Miami and Lakeland

Schools for Writers in Florida are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Florida

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Florida.

Matching School Ads

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Creative Writing for Entertainment, Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
Matching School Ads

More Florida Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Ave Maria University Ave Maria Doctorate 460
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach Masters 3,434
Clearwater Christian College Clearwater Masters 594
Eckerd College Saint Petersburg Bachelor 2,544
Flagler College Saint Augustine Bachelor 2,537
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Tallahassee Masters & First Professional 11,562
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Doctorate 26,193
Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers Doctorate 9,339
Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens Masters 1,750
Florida Southern College Lakeland Masters 2,295
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale Doctorate & First Professional 27,518
Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Doctorate 3,291
Palm Beach Community College Lake Worth Associate 22,881
Rollins College Winter Park Masters 3,453
Saint Leo University Saint Leo Masters 13,788
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens Doctorate & First Professional 2,407
Southeastern University Lakeland Lakeland Masters 3,069
Stetson University DeLand Masters & First Professional 3,721
Tallahassee Community College Tallahassee Associate 13,776
The University of Tampa Tampa Masters 5,628
The University of West Florida Pensacola Doctorate 10,358
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
University of Florida Gainesville Doctorate & First Professional 51,725
University of Miami Coral Gables Doctorate 15,449
University of North Florida Jacksonville Doctorate 16,406
University of South Florida Tampa Doctorate & First Professional 44,870
Warner University Lake Wales Masters 1,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Writers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 0 $51400 0
Jacksonville 120 $26690 0.61
Cape Coral 40 $41660 0.55
Fort Myers 40 $41660 0.55
Deltona 50 $31170 0.8
Daytona Beach 50 $31170 0.8
Ormond Beach 50 $31170 0.8
Orlando 350 $51940 0.99
Kissimmee 350 $51940 0.99
Sanford 350 $51940 0.99
Palm Bay 30 $50180 0.49
Melbourne 30 $50180 0.49
Titusville 30 $50180 0.49
Port St. Lucie 50 $33980 1.18
Miami 510 $48190 0.67
Fort Lauderdale 510 $48190 0.67
West Palm Beach 510 $48190 0.67
Tampa 350 $51070 0.91
St. Petersburg 350 $51070 0.91
Clearwater 350 $51070 0.91
Employment For:

Find a school near you

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.
SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104