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Technical Writing: Professional Resources

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Occupations in Technical Writing

With a degree in technical writing, you might work for technical, scientific, industrial, or financial organizations. You may be employed by one company, or seek jobs as a freelancer.

According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, technical writers make about $60,000 annually, and the job pool is growing at an average rate. In order to be a technical writer, you generally need at least a bachelor's degree and some experience. 

For more career guidance, help with your job search, or other information, visit TAMUCT Career Services.

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Professional Organizations in Technical Writing

These are important professional organizations related to technical communication. The oldest and largest of these is the Society for Technical Communication. Let us know if any organizations are missing.  

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