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Fast Facts for Writers in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Knoxville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Memphis
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Knoxville

Salaries for Writers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Memphis

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More Tennessee 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
Clarksville
Masters
9,094
Nashville
Doctorate & First Professional
4,742
McKenzie
Masters
2,155
Jefferson City
Masters
2,012
Memphis
Masters
1,874
Memphis
Bachelor
1,007
Lebanon
Masters
1,335
Johnson City
Doctorate & First Professional
13,119
Nashville
Masters
814
Nashville
Bachelor
324
Henderson
Masters
2,011
Madisonville
Associate
434
Bristol
Masters
1,515
Jackson
Bachelor
751
Jackson
Bachelor
1,766
Memphis
Bachelor
592
Cleveland
Masters
4,089
Harrogate
Doctorate
3,255
Nashville
Doctorate
2,744
Pulaski
Bachelor
924
Maryville
Bachelor
1,176
Murfreesboro
Doctorate
23,246
Milligan College
Masters
1,006
Memphis
Masters
1,697
Sewanee
Doctorate & First Professional
1,561
Collegedale
Masters
2,640
Nashville
Doctorate
9,065
Cookeville
Doctorate
10,321
Chattanooga
Doctorate
623
Athens
Bachelor
861
Knoxville
Doctorate
29,937
Chattanooga
Doctorate
9,558
Martin
Masters
7,171
Nashville
Doctorate
2,286
Greeneville
Masters
2,605
Jackson
Doctorate
3,235
Memphis
Doctorate & First Professional
20,379
Nashville
Doctorate & First Professional
11,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. 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
Nashville 300 $48,270
Davidson 300 $48,270
Murfreesboro 300 $48,270
Franklin 300 $48,270
Knoxville 110 $

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