Louisiana Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Writers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and New Orleans
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Shreveport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and New Orleans

Salaries for Writers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and New Orleans

Schools for Writers in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Louisiana

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  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in English - Writing
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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More Louisiana Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport Masters 938
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Dillard University New Orleans Bachelor 956
Grambling State University Grambling Doctorate 5,161
Louisiana College Pineville Masters 1,056
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge Doctorate & First Professional 28,628
Louisiana State University-Shreveport Shreveport Masters 3,948
Louisiana Tech University Ruston Doctorate 10,564
Loyola University New Orleans New Orleans Masters & First Professional 4,360
McNeese State University Lake Charles Masters 8,095
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Northwestern State University of Louisiana Natchitoches Masters 9,037
Our Lady of Holy Cross College New Orleans Masters 1,298
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond Doctorate 14,744
Southern University and A & M College Baton Rouge Doctorate 8,288
Southern University at New Orleans New Orleans Masters 2,648
Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate & First Professional 10,125
University of Louisiana Monroe Monroe Doctorate & First Professional 8,541
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette Doctorate 16,345
University of New Orleans New Orleans Doctorate 11,363
Xavier University of Louisiana New Orleans Doctorate 3,088

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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


Baton Rouge 70 $47810 0.54
Lafayette 40 $43660 0.53
New Orleans 90 $43680 0.53
Metairie 90 $43680 0.53
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