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Technical Writers


Explain technical information through charts and manuals.

Technical Writers prepare written materials on technical subjects. For example, they may write manuals on how to operate or maintain different types of equipment. They may help to lay out or design documents.

Wages $32.58 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
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