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Fast Facts for Writers in North Carolina

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Durham and Raleigh
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greensboro and Charlotte
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Durham and Charlotte

Salaries for Writers in North Carolina

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Raleigh and Winston-Salem

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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
Boone
Doctorate
15,871
Wilson
Bachelor
1,130
Belmont
Bachelor
1,337
Greensboro
Bachelor
678
Buies Creek
Masters & First Professional
6,208
Salisbury
Masters
1,323
Murfreesboro
Bachelor
875
Davidson
Bachelor
1,674
Durham
Doctorate & First Professional
13,598
Greenville
Doctorate & First Professional
25,990
Elizabeth City
Masters
3,061
Elon
Doctorate
5,456
Fayetteville
Doctorate
6,692
Boiling Springs
Doctorate & First Professional
3,892
Greensboro
Masters
1,180
Greensboro
Bachelor
2,688
High Point
Masters
3,064
Charlotte
Bachelor
1,463
Banner Elk
Bachelor
882
Hickory
Masters
1,626
Salisbury
Bachelor
960
Mars Hill
Bachelor
1,253
Raleigh
Masters
2,202
Fayetteville
Masters
2,118
Mount Olive
Bachelor
3,277
Greensboro
Doctorate
10,498
Durham
Masters & First Professional
8,383
Raleigh
Doctorate & First Professional
31,802
Rocky Mount
Bachelor
1,583
Raleigh
Bachelor
692
Misenheimer
Masters
2,053
Charlotte
Masters
2,243
Raleigh
Bachelor
1,284
Winston Salem
Masters
992
Raleigh
Masters
2,866
Laurinburg
Bachelor
747
Asheville
Masters
3,701
Chapel Hill
Doctorate & First Professional
28,136
Charlotte
Doctorate
22,388
Greensboro
Doctorate
18,627
Pembroke
Masters
5,937
Wilmington
Doctorate
12,180
Winston Salem
Doctorate & First Professional
6,788
Swannanoa
Masters
946
Cullowhee
Doctorate
9,056
Wingate
Doctorate
2,041
Winston-Salem
Masters
5,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for North Carolina. 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
Asheville 30 $48,710
Durham 120 $61,770
Chapel Hill 120 $61,770
Raleigh 190 $64,880
Winston 30 $81,830
Salem 30 $81,830

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