Technical Writers

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Occupation Description

Technical writers focus on writing technically focused manuscripts including operating instructions for mechanical equipment as well as maintenance. They can also contribute in design work.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

46160

Job Openings By 2020

18300

Growth Rate

17.2%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Engineering
Bachelors in English

Required Work Experience

1 to 5 years

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth