Maryland Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Maryland

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Fast Facts for Writers in Maryland

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Bethesda
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Baltimore
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Baltimore

Salaries for Writers in Maryland

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Bethesda

Schools for Writers in Maryland are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Maryland

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More Maryland Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bowie State University Bowie Masters 5,464
College of Notre Dame of Maryland Baltimore Doctorate 3,402
Columbia Union College Takoma Park Masters 1,068
Frostburg State University Frostburg Masters 4,993
Goucher College Baltimore Masters 2,360
Hood College Frederick Masters 2,522
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore Doctorate & First Professional 19,682
Loyola College in Maryland Baltimore Doctorate 6,028
McDaniel College Westminster Masters 3,637
Morgan State University Baltimore Doctorate 7,208
Mount St Mary's University Emmitsburg Masters & First Professional 2,157
Salisbury University Salisbury Masters 7,581
St Mary's College of Maryland Saint Mary's City Masters 2,002
Stevenson University Stevenson Masters 3,304
Towson University Towson Doctorate 19,758
United States Naval Academy Annapolis Bachelor 4,441
University of Baltimore Baltimore Doctorate & First Professional 5,421
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne Masters 4,086
University of Maryland-Baltimore County Baltimore Doctorate 12,041
University of Maryland-College Park College Park Doctorate & First Professional 36,014
University of Maryland-University College Adelphi Doctorate 32,540
Washington College Chestertown Masters 1,289

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

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


Baltimore 500 $58540 1.22
Columbia 500 $58540 1.22
Towson 500 $58540 1.22
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