Minnesota Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Minnesota

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Fast Facts for Writers in Minnesota

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rochester and Minneapolis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Duluth and St. Cloud
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Minneapolis and Rochester

Salaries for Writers in Minnesota

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Minneapolis and Rochester

Schools for Writers in Minnesota are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Minnesota

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More Minnesota Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Augsburg College Minneapolis Masters 3,793
Bemidji State University Bemidji Masters 4,571
Bethany Lutheran College Mankato Bachelor 611
Carleton College Northfield Bachelor 1,994
College of Saint Benedict Saint Joseph Bachelor 2,086
College of St Catherine Saint Paul Doctorate 5,238
Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead Masters 2,811
Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul Masters 2,260
Crown College Saint Bonifacius Masters 1,270
Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter Bachelor 2,625
Hamline University Saint Paul Doctorate & First Professional 4,803
Macalester College Saint Paul Bachelor 1,920
Metropolitan State University Saint Paul Masters 6,802
Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato Doctorate 14,515
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead Doctorate 7,494
Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud Doctorate 16,940
Saint Johns University Collegeville Masters 2,080
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona Doctorate 5,960
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall Masters 6,073
St. Olaf College Northfield Bachelor 3,040
The College of Saint Scholastica Duluth Doctorate 3,259
University of Minnesota-Crookston Crookston Bachelor 2,346
University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth Masters 11,184
University of Minnesota-Morris Morris Bachelor 1,686
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis Doctorate & First Professional 50,883
University of St Thomas Saint Paul Saint Paul Doctorate & First Professional 10,984
Winona State University Winona Masters 8,334

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

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


Rochester 30 $47230 0.99
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