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Technical Writers

Explain technical information through charts and manuals.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$37.19 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  11.6%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Research new technologies.
  • Review details of technical drawings or specifications.
  • Confer with clients to determine needs.
  • Compile technical information or documentation.
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Job Title Examples:

Documentation Specialist
Information Developer
Technical Communicator

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