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Technical Writers

Job Information

Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.


  • Most jobs require a college degree, preferably in communications, journalism, or English.
  • Keen competition is expected for writing and editing jobs as many people are attracted to this occupation.
  • Online publications and services are growing in number and sophistication, spurring the demand for writers and editors with Web or multimedia experience.


Personality I'm creative
Salary $64,610/yr ($32.31/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors