Washington Technical Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Technical Writers in Washington

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Fast Facts for Technical Writers in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kennewick and Seattle
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tacoma and Spokane
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle and Kennewick

Salaries for Technical Writers in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle and Kennewick

Schools for Technical Writers in Washington are listed below.

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More Washington Technical Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Central Washington University Ellensburg Masters 10,505
Eastern Washington University Cheney Doctorate 10,686
Gonzaga University Spokane Doctorate & First Professional 6,873
Heritage University Toppenish Masters 1,198
Northwest University Kirkland Masters 1,259
Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma Masters 3,661
Saint Martin's University Lacey Masters 1,605
Seattle Pacific University Seattle Doctorate 3,842
Seattle University Seattle Doctorate 7,529
University of Puget Sound Tacoma Masters 2,772
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle Doctorate 40,218
Walla Walla University College Place Masters 1,829
Washington State University Pullman Doctorate & First Professional 24,396
Western Washington University Bellingham Masters 14,276
Whitman College Walla Walla Bachelor 1,489
Whitworth University Spokane Masters 2,607

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Technical Writers

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


Bellingham 0 $67980 0
Kennewick 110 $71550 2.9
Richland 110 $71550 2.9
Seattle 890 $81370 1.35
Tacoma 890 $81370 1.35
Bellevue 890 $81370 1.35
Spokane 50 $49410 0.63
Spokane Valley 50 $49410 0.63
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