Missouri Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Missouri

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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

Schools for Writers in Missouri are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Missouri

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  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Creative Writing for Entertainment, Bachelor of Fine Arts
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  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in English - Writing
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More Missouri Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Avila University Kansas City Masters 1,831
Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette Bachelor 934
College of the Ozarks Point Lookout Bachelor 1,364
Columbia College Columbia Masters 12,954
Culver-Stockton College Canton Bachelor 849
Drury University Springfield Masters 4,978
Fontbonne University Saint Louis Masters 2,969
Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal Masters 1,184
Kansas City Art Institute Kansas City Bachelor 676
Lincoln University Jefferson City Jefferson City Masters 3,156
Lindenwood University Saint Charles Doctorate 9,633
Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis Doctorate 3,422
Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis Masters 4,598
Missouri Southern State University Joplin Masters 5,593
Missouri State University Springfield Doctorate 19,348
Missouri University of Science and Technology Rolla Doctorate 6,166
Missouri Valley College Marshall Bachelor 1,682
Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph Masters 5,342
Northwest Missouri State University Maryville Masters 6,511
Park University Parkville Masters 13,259
Rockhurst University Kansas City Doctorate 3,124
Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis Doctorate & First Professional 15,539
Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau Masters 10,624
Southwest Baptist University Bolivar Doctorate 3,539
Stephens College Columbia Masters 1,050
Truman State University Kirksville Masters 5,920
University of Central Missouri Warrensburg Masters 10,918
University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia Doctorate 28,405
University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City Doctorate 14,442
University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis Doctorate 15,527
Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis Doctorate & First Professional 13,382
Webster University Saint Louis Doctorate 19,398
Westminster College Fulton Fulton Bachelor 972
William Jewell College Liberty Bachelor 1,329
William Woods University 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:

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


Columbia 40 $38240 1.29
Springfield 30 $45650 0.54
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