Ohio Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Ohio

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Fast Facts for Writers in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Akron and Cleveland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbus and Cincinnati
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland and Cincinnati

Salaries for Writers in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cleveland and Columbus

Schools for Writers in Ohio are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Ohio

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More Ohio Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
ATS Institute of Technology Highland Heights Associate 438
Antioch University McGregor Yellow Springs Masters 681
Ashland University Ashland Doctorate 6,493
Baldwin-Wallace College Berea Masters 4,383
Bluffton University Bluffton Masters 1,117
Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green Doctorate 18,619
Capital University Columbus Masters & First Professional 3,713
Cedarville University Cedarville Masters 3,055
Central State University Wilberforce Masters 2,022
Cleveland State University Cleveland Doctorate & First Professional 15,038
College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Doctorate 2,282
Defiance College Defiance Masters 973
Denison University Granville Bachelor 2,242
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville Masters 2,434
Franklin University Columbus Masters 7,559
Heidelberg University Tiffin Masters 1,584
Hiram College Hiram Masters 1,271
John Carroll University Cleveland Masters 3,766
Kent State University Kent Campus Kent Doctorate 22,819
Kenyon College Gambier Bachelor 1,662
Lake Erie College Painesville Masters 941
Lourdes College Sylvania Masters 2,021
Malone University Canton Masters 2,371
Marietta College Marietta Masters 1,605
Miami University-Oxford Oxford Doctorate 15,968
Mount Union College Alliance Bachelor 2,138
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon Masters 2,675
Muskingum College New Concord Masters 2,099
North Central State College Mansfield Associate 3,148
Notre Dame College Cleveland Masters 1,490
Oberlin College Oberlin Masters 2,774
Ohio Dominican University Columbus Masters 3,082
Ohio Northern University Ada Doctorate 3,603
Ohio State University-Lima Campus Lima Masters 1,340
Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus Doctorate 52,568
Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Mansfield Masters 1,553
Ohio State University-Marion Campus Marion Masters 1,633
Ohio State University-Newark Campus Newark Masters 2,505
Ohio University-Main Campus Athens Doctorate 21,089
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware Bachelor 1,986
Otterbein College Westerville Doctorate 3,107
Owens Community College Perrysburg Associate 19,853
Pontifical College Josephinum Columbus Masters 194
Shawnee State University Portsmouth Masters 3,699
Sinclair Community College Dayton Associate 18,691
Terra State Community College Fremont Associate 2,495
The College of Wooster Wooster Bachelor 1,781
The University of Findlay Findlay Masters & First Professional 5,388
Tiffin University Tiffin Masters 2,357
Union Institute & University Cincinnati Doctorate 1,719
University of Akron Main Campus Akron Doctorate & First Professional 23,007
University of Cincinnati-Clermont College Batavia Associate 2,942
University of Cincinnati-Main Campus Cincinnati Doctorate & First Professional 29,319
University of Dayton Dayton Doctorate 10,395
University of Rio Grande Rio Grande Masters 2,243
University of Toledo Toledo Doctorate & First Professional 19,767
Urbana University Urbana Masters 1,440
Ursuline College Pepper Pike Masters 1,550
Walsh University North Canton Doctorate 2,522
Wilmington College Wilmington Masters 1,605
Wittenberg University Springfield Masters 2,078
Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton Doctorate & First Professional 16,151
Xavier University Cincinnati Doctorate 6,646
Youngstown State University Youngstown Doctorate 13,595

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

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


Akron 90 $57300 0.86
Cleveland 230 $49970 0.72
Elyria 230 $49970 0.72
Columbus 320 $55170 1
Dayton 140 $70430 1.18
Toledo 50 $54750 0.59
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