Technical writers are most often employed by the Computer Systems Design industry. The average yearly wage for Technical writers was $74,836 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Technical writers by wage are Cost estimators, Physical therapists, and Railroad conductors & yardmasters.
Technical writers are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Commercial and industrial designers, Fashion designers, Floral designers, Graphic designers, and 25 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Technical writers are Denver City (South Central) PUMA, CO, Santa Rosa County PUMA, FL, and Mountain View, Palo Alto & Los Altos Cities PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Technical writers are Denver City (South Central) PUMA, CO, Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA, and Santa Rosa County PUMA, FL.