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Technical Writing: The 32nd Best Job in 2014

Technical Writing is the 32nd Best Job in 2014

Technical Writing is the 32nd Best Job in 2014

Careercast released the 2014 list of top 200 different jobs in the U.S. The ranking was based on four critical aspects that are inherent to every job: environment, income, outlook and stress. The data for this report came from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other government agencies in U.S.


Technical Writer is the 32nd best job in 2014. Fellow Tech-writers, this is a great news as technical writing gained 28 ranks as it was the 60th best job in 2013. Read the complete list of Careercast 200 tops jobs in 2014 here and the methodology of ranking here.

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Average Salary of a Technical Writer in 2014

Average salary of a technical writer in 2014 is similar to what it was in 2013: $65,500, up $332/year from last year (Average salary in 2013 was $65,168).

Your opinion on Technical Writing as a profession?

I would love to hear about your opinion of technical writing as a profession. Do you love it, do you hate it or do you maintain a love-hate relationship with it? Leave a comment and let me know.

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2 responses to “Technical Writing: The 32nd Best Job in 2014

  1. Pingback: The 32nd Best Job in 2014 | Last Page of a Notebook

  2. Robert Brawley February 15, 2016 at 11:04 am

    Interesting. Good information for one looking to get into the field.

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