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Writers and Authors

in Massachusetts

Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes "Public Relations Specialists" (27-3031) and "Technical Writers" (27-3042).

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
273043  Writers and Authors 2,891 2,946 55 1.90 % 54 48 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    310  11 % 320  11 % 10  3 % $69,100
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    310  11 % 320  11 % 10  3 % $69,100
Information    220  7 % 190  6 % -30  -12 % $64,790
Educational Services    180  6 % 200  7 % 20  9 % $73,170
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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