Pennsylvania Technical Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Technical Writers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Technical Writers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Philadelphia and Harrisburg
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Allentown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

Salaries for Technical Writers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Philadelphia and Harrisburg

Schools for Technical Writers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Technical Writing Schools in Pennsylvania

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  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in English - Writing
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Pennsylvania Technical Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Albright College Reading Masters 2,233
Allegheny College Meadville Bachelor 2,193
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg Doctorate 8,745
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church Bryn Athyn Masters & First Professional 138
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr Doctorate 1,790
Bucknell University Lewisburg Masters 3,677
Butler County Community College Butler Associate 3,656
Cabrini College Radnor Masters 3,108
California University of Pennsylvania California Masters 8,206
Carlow University Pittsburgh Doctorate 2,178
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Cedar Crest College Allentown Masters 1,888
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia Doctorate 2,062
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Cheyney Masters 1,438
Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarion Masters 6,795
DeSales University Center Valley Masters 2,898
Delaware Valley College Doylestown Masters 2,081
Dickinson College Carlisle Bachelor 2,381
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania East Stroudsburg Masters 7,053
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro Masters 7,686
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown Masters 2,360
Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster Bachelor 2,104
Geneva College Beaver Falls Masters 1,891
Gettysburg College Gettysburg Bachelor 2,503
Grove City College Grove City Bachelor 2,504
Haverford College Haverford Bachelor 1,169
Holy Family University Philadelphia Masters 3,487
Immaculata University Immaculata Doctorate 4,057
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Juniata College Huntingdon Bachelor 1,506
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown Masters 10,295
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
La Salle University Philadelphia Doctorate 5,994
Lafayette College Easton Bachelor 2,403
Lebanon Valley College Annville Doctorate 1,936
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University Masters 2,449
Lock Haven University Lock Haven Masters 5,241
Lycoming College Williamsport Bachelor 1,429
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania Mansfield Masters 3,338
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Millersville University of Pennsylvania Millersville Masters 8,306
Misericordia University Dallas Doctorate 2,355
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Bethlehem Masters & First Professional 1,989
Mount Aloysius College Cresson Masters 1,595
Muhlenberg College Allentown Bachelor 2,457
Neumann College Aston Doctorate 3,084
Pennsylvania State University-Brandywine Media Bachelor 1,646
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington Bachelor 3,352
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona Altoona Bachelor 4,034
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks Reading Bachelor 2,824
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College Erie Masters 4,171
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus Uniontown Bachelor 1,119
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Greater Allegheny McKeesport Bachelor 783
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg Middletown Doctorate 3,907
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto Mont Alto Bachelor 1,204
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Wilkes-Barre Lehman Bachelor 697
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton Dunmore Bachelor 1,347
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York York Bachelor 1,622
Point Park University Pittsburgh Masters 3,591
Robert Morris University Moon Township Doctorate 5,055
Rosemont College Rosemont Masters 940
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia Doctorate 7,542
Saint Vincent College Latrobe Masters 1,924
Seton Hill University Greensburg Masters 1,991
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania Shippensburg Masters 7,765
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Doctorate 8,325
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove Bachelor 2,039
Swarthmore College Swarthmore Bachelor 1,491
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
Thiel College Greenville Bachelor 1,219
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Bradford Bachelor 1,407
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Philadelphia Doctorate 2,969
Ursinus College Collegeville Bachelor 1,583
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Washington & Jefferson College Washington Bachelor 1,531
Waynesburg University Waynesburg Doctorate 2,462
West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester Masters 13,219
Westminster College New Wilmington New Wilmington Masters 1,455
Widener University-Main Campus Chester Doctorate 4,866
Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre Doctorate 5,114
Wilson College Chambersburg Masters 724
York College Pennsylvania York Masters 5,720

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Technical Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Technical Writers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Technical Writers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Harrisburg 70 $44000 0.65
Carlisle 70 $44000 0.65
Pittsburgh 280 $59220 0.67
Reading 0 $71790 0
Scranton 50 $39530 0.57
Wilkes 50 $39530 0.57
Barre 50 $39530 0.57
Hazleton 50 $39530 0.57
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