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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.

Occupation Projection for Technical Writers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
273042  Technical Writers 2,521 2,693 172 6.82 % 84 157 17 258 Bachelor's degree 

Technical Writers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    990  39 % 1,160  43 % 170  18 % $86,690
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    990  39 % 1,160  43 % 170  18 % $86,690
Information    660  26 % 630  24 % -30  -4 % $91,030
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    630  25 % 600  22 % -30  -5 % $91,290
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    270  11 % 240  9 % -30  -8 % $82,630
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    130  5 % 150  5 % 20  8 % $83,530
Administrative and Support Services    130  5 % 150  5 % 20  8 % $83,530
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