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Writers - Technical
What Technical Writers Do

Technical writers, also called technical communicators, prepare instruction manuals, how-to guides, journal articles, and other supporting documents to communicate complex and technical information more easily. They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information through an organization’s communications channels.
How to Become a Technical Writer

A college degree is usually required for a position as a technical writer. In addition, experience with a technical subject, such as computer science, Web design, or engineering, is important.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for technical writers was $70,240 in May 2015. Employment of technical writers is projected to grow 10 percent by 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.