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Fast Facts for Writers in Missouri

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kansas City and St. Louis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbia and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: St. Louis and Kansas City

Salaries for Writers in Missouri

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Kansas City and Springfield

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More Missouri Writing Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Kansas City
Masters
1,831
Fayette
Bachelor
934
Point Lookout
Bachelor
1,364
Columbia
Masters
12,954
Canton
Bachelor
849
Springfield
Masters
4,978
Saint Louis
Masters
2,969
Hannibal
Masters
1,184
Kansas City
Bachelor
676
Jefferson City
Masters
3,156
Saint Charles
Doctorate
9,633
Saint Louis
Doctorate
3,422
Saint Louis
Masters
4,598
Joplin
Masters
5,593
Springfield
Doctorate
19,348
Rolla
Doctorate
6,166
Marshall
Bachelor
1,682
Saint Joseph
Masters
5,342
Maryville
Masters
6,511
Parkville
Masters
13,259
Kansas City
Doctorate
3,124
Saint Louis
Doctorate & First Professional
15,539
Cape Girardeau
Masters
10,624
Bolivar
Doctorate
3,539
Columbia
Masters
1,050
Kirksville
Masters
5,920
Warrensburg
Masters
10,918
Columbia
Doctorate
28,405
Kansas City
Doctorate
14,442
Saint Louis
Doctorate
15,527
Saint Louis
Doctorate & First Professional
13,382
Saint Louis
Doctorate
19,398
Fulton
Bachelor
972
Liberty
Bachelor
1,329
Fulton
Masters
2,189

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Writers

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Columbia N/A $38,780
Springfield 40 $35,150

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