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


SOC Code 27-3042 - Technical Writers is a a final level code of the “Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 50,760 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $36.95 and average Annual Wage of $76,860.

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Occupation Examples

  • Assembly Instructions Writer
  • Documentation Writer
  • Engineering Writer
  • Handbook Writer
  • Medical Writer
  • Specifications Writer
  • Technical Communicator
  • Technical Writer

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