Virginia Technical Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Technical Writers in Virginia

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Fast Facts for Technical Writers in Virginia

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisonburg and Charlottesville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Richmond and Virginia Beach
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Virginia Beach and Richmond

Salaries for Technical Writers in Virginia

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Virginia Beach and Richmond

Schools for Technical Writers in Virginia are listed below.

Selected Technical Writing Schools in Virginia

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

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bluefield College Bluefield Bachelor 793
Bridgewater College Bridgewater Bachelor 1,541
Christopher Newport University Newport News Masters 4,884
College of William and Mary Williamsburg Doctorate & First Professional 7,795
Dabney S Lancaster Community College Clifton Forge Associate 1,295
Eastern Mennonite University Harrisonburg Masters & First Professional 1,234
Emory and Henry College Emory Masters 1,026
Ferrum College Ferrum Bachelor 1,233
George Mason University Fairfax Doctorate & First Professional 30,276
Hampden-Sydney College Hampden-Sydney Bachelor 1,122
Hampton University Hampton Doctorate & First Professional 5,658
Hollins University Roanoke Masters 1,049
James Madison University Harrisonburg Doctorate 17,918
Longwood University Farmville Masters 4,727
Lord Fairfax Community College Middletown Associate 5,655
Lynchburg College Lynchburg Masters 2,490
Mary Baldwin College Staunton Masters 1,685
Marymount University Arlington Doctorate 3,609
Norfolk State University Norfolk Doctorate 6,155
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Associate 41,266
Old Dominion University Norfolk Doctorate 22,287
Radford University Radford Doctorate 9,122
Randolph College Lynchburg Masters 656
Randolph-Macon College Ashland Bachelor 1,176
Regent University Virginia Beach Doctorate & First Professional 4,115
Roanoke College Salem Bachelor 2,006
Saint Pauls College Lawrenceville Bachelor 700
Shenandoah University Winchester Doctorate & First Professional 3,393
Southern Virginia University Buena Vista Bachelor 701
Sweet Briar College Sweet Briar Masters 815
The University of Virginia's College at Wise Wise Bachelor 1,803
University of Mary Washington Fredericksburg Masters 5,001
University of Richmond Richmond Doctorate 4,324
University of Virginia-Main Campus Charlottesville Doctorate & First Professional 24,257
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 31,700
Virginia Intermont College Bristol Bachelor 224
Virginia Military Institute Lexington Bachelor 1,378
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg Doctorate 29,898
Virginia State University Petersburg Doctorate 4,720
Virginia Union University Richmond Doctorate & First Professional 1,535
Virginia Wesleyan College Norfolk Bachelor 1,433
Washington and Lee University Lexington Doctorate 2,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Technical Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Virginia. 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


Charlottesville 90 $74860 2.25
Richmond 160 $65840 0.73
Roanoke 0 $57320 0
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