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Technical Writers

in Massachusetts

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

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
273042  Technical Writers 2,288 2,444 156 6.82 % 68 16 52 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    930  41 % 1,060  43 % 130  13 % $84,170
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    930  41 % 1,060  43 % 130  13 % $84,170
Information    520  23 % 550  23 % 30  6 % $92,910
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    430  19 % 460  19 % 30  5 % $93,210
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    240  10 % 210  9 % -30  -11 % $78,980
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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