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Fast Facts for Writers in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New York, Syracuse and Albany
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rochester, Poughkeepsie and Buffalo
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Writers in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Poughkeepsie, New York and Nassau

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  • Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online)
  • Creative Writing for Entertainment, Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
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Programs
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science: Academic Librarianship
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science: Public Librarianship
  • Master of Science in Library and Information Science: Archival Studies
  • The online Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) gives you the knowledge to analyze, evaluate and organize information effectively
  • To enhance information delivery and become an information specialist in the industry and area of your choice.
Programs
  • Masters of Social Work
  • Hybrid Dual Master of Social Work/Master of Education, Human Sexuality Studies
  • Teaches academic excellence, career preparation, & civic engagement for success
  • More than 40 undergraduate majors and 50 minors, including top-ranked programs
  • In a recent survey, 90% of seniors rated overall experience as excellent or good
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education w/110 acre campus near Philadelphia
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  • MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization

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  • AAS Human & Social Services
  • Human and Social Services Diploma
  • Several campuses are designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media.
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  • Day, evening, and online classes are available for flexible schedule options.
  • Regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Founded 160 years ago, it is one of America’s premier private career colleges.
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  • B.A. in Christian Studies with a concentration in Youth Ministry
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership - Christian Ministry
  • B.A. in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Screenwriting
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
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  • M.S. in Human Services - Non-Profit Management
  • M.S. in Human Services/Forensic Mental Health Counseling
  • B.S. in Human Services / Human Services Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
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  • Online Master of Information
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
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  • Gender Diversity Studies - MA in Psychology
  • Gender Diversity Studies - PhD of Psychology
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
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  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).

More New York Writing Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Garden City
Doctorate
8,308
Alfred
Doctorate
2,436
New York
Bachelor
2,346
New York
Masters
16,097
New York
Associate
19,259
Brooklyn
Masters
16,087
New York
Masters
14,392
Staten Island
Doctorate
12,517
New York
Doctorate
20,845
Bronx
Masters
10,922
Brooklyn
Bachelor
5,550
Flushing
Masters
18,728
Jamaica
Masters
6,727
Buffalo
Masters
4,984
Auburn
Associate
4,050
Cazenovia
Bachelor
1,084
Hamilton
Masters
2,841
Bronx
Masters
1,810
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
22,655
Bronxville
Bachelor
708
Ithaca
Doctorate & First Professional
19,800
Buffalo
Doctorate
3,018
Amherst
Doctorate
2,511
Orangeburg
Doctorate
1,931
Oakdale
Doctorate
5,833
Elmira
Masters
1,624
Farmingdale
Bachelor
6,447
Bronx
Doctorate & First Professional
14,448
Clinton
Bachelor
1,842
Oneonta
Bachelor
1,537
Hamburg
Bachelor
1,046
Geneva
Masters
2,009
Hempstead
Doctorate
12,490
Troy
Associate
12,296
New Rochelle
Masters
4,323
Ithaca
Doctorate
6,660
Keuka Park
Masters
1,629
Syracuse
Masters
3,508
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
8,174
Brookville
Doctorate
8,361
Riverhead
Masters
215
Bronx
Masters
3,471
Purchase
Masters
3,023
Poughkeepsie
Masters
5,727
New York
Bachelor
1,895
Buffalo
Masters
2,929
Dobbs Ferry
Doctorate
8,628
Rockville Centre
Masters
3,831
Newburgh
Masters
2,588
Rochester
Doctorate
3,185
New York
Doctorate
2,547
Old Westbury
Doctorate & First Professional
8,481
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
41,783
Niagara University
Masters
4,116
Nyack
Masters & First Professional
3,250
Syracuse
Associate
10,637
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
12,912
Brooklyn
Masters
4,830
Purchase
Masters
4,251
Troy
Doctorate
6,566
Rochester
Masters
1,871
Rochester
Doctorate
14,849
Brockport
Masters
8,303
Buffalo
Masters
10,993
Cortland
Masters
7,056
New Paltz
Masters
7,690
Oneonta
Masters
5,893
Oswego
Masters
8,660
Plattsburgh
Masters
6,259
Potsdam
Masters
4,338
Utica
Masters
2,828
Albany
Doctorate
17,684
Binghamton
Doctorate
14,435
Fredonia
Masters
5,450
Geneseo
Masters
5,548
Saint Bonaventure
Masters
2,406
Rochester
Doctorate
3,793
Brooklyn
Masters
1,252
Patchogue
Masters
3,911
Sparkill
Masters
2,238
Bronxville
Masters
1,700
Loudonville
Bachelor
3,217
Saratoga Springs
Masters
2,863
Canton
Masters
2,319
Brooklyn Heights
Masters
2,321
Queens
Doctorate
20,096
Stony Brook
Doctorate & First Professional
23,347
Selden
Associate
22,092
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
19,084
New York
Doctorate
4,996
New Rochelle
Masters
6,226
Albany
Masters
4,949
New York
Doctorate
9,659
Dryden
Associate
3,213
New York
Doctorate
17,129
Schenectady
Bachelor
2,177
Buffalo
Doctorate & First Professional
28,054
Rochester
Doctorate & First Professional
9,334
Poughkeepsie
Masters
2,451
Staten Island
Masters
2,294
Aurora
Bachelor
552
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
6,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New York. 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, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany-Schenectady-Troy 150 $65,290
Ithaca 30 $71,400
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls 100 $61,200
Rochester 130 $77,920
Syracuse 50 $51,780

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