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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

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More Pennsylvania Technical Writing Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Total Enrollment
University Park
Doctorate
47,119
Philadelphia
Doctorate
39,967
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
28,642
Philadelphia
Doctorate
25,367
West Chester
Doctorate
17,306
Philadelphia
Associates
17,296
University Park
Doctorate
14,301
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
13,869
Indiana
Doctorate
12,431
Villanova
Doctorate
10,967
Bloomsburg
Doctorate
9,260
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
9,190
Slippery Rock
Doctorate
8,866
Kutztown
Doctorate
8,329
Philadelphia
Doctorate
8,085
California
Doctorate
7,788
Newtown
Associates
7,784
Millersville
Doctorate
7,720
Bethlehem
Doctorate
7,017
East Stroudsburg
Doctorate
6,742
Shippensburg
Doctorate
6,570
Chester
Doctorate
6,518
Edinboro
Doctorate
5,574
Wilkes-Barre
Doctorate
5,545
Scranton
Doctorate
5,373
Nanticoke
Associates
5,360
Clarion
Doctorate
5,225
Philadelphia
Doctorate
5,197
Middletown
Doctorate
5,077
Moon Township
Doctorate
5,076
Erie
Masters
4,502
York
Doctorate
4,415
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
4,224
Abington
Bachelors
3,893
Lock Haven
Masters
3,827
Glenside
Doctorate
3,811
Lewisburg
Masters
3,678
Altoona
Bachelors
3,482
Butler
Associates
3,338
Mechanicsburg
Doctorate
3,331
Center Valley
Doctorate
3,315
Philadelphia
Doctorate
3,081
Scranton
Doctorate
2,945
Reading
Doctorate
2,838
Gwynedd Valley
Doctorate
2,808
Erie
Doctorate
2,759
Aston
Doctorate
2,715
Dallas
Doctorate
2,708
Loretto
Doctorate
2,680
Easton
Bachelors
2,594
Monaca
Associates
2,506
Immaculata
Doctorate
2,481
Greensburg
Masters
2,470
Wilkes-Barre
Masters
2,469
Bethlehem
Masters
2,446
Doylestown
Doctorate
2,422
Gettysburg
Bachelors
2,411
Carlisle
Bachelors
2,382
Allentown
Bachelors
2,367
Selinsgrove
Bachelors
2,351
Radnor
Doctorate
2,305
Lancaster
Bachelors
2,283
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
2,269
Lincoln University
Masters
2,266
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
2,248
Reading
Masters
2,036
Annville
Doctorate
1,910
Mansfield
Masters
1,882
Latrobe
Doctorate
1,865
Philadelphia
Doctorate
1,846
Meadville
Bachelors
1,802
Cresson
Masters
1,740
Waynesburg
Doctorate
1,736
Elizabethtown
Masters
1,735
Allentown
Masters
1,664
Bryn Mawr
Doctorate
1,640
Beaver Falls
Masters
1,598
Swarthmore
Bachelors
1,577
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
1,535
Collegeville
Bachelors
1,507
Huntingdon
Masters
1,495
Media
Bachelors
1,438
Washington
Masters
1,412
Bradford
Bachelors
1,336
Haverford
Bachelors
1,296
New Wilmington
Masters
1,263
Williamsport
Bachelors
1,217
Chambersburg
Masters
1,216
Langhorne
Masters
1,060
Dunmore
Bachelors
1,029
Rosemont
Masters
1,008
York
Masters
983
Mont Alto
Bachelors
917
Greenville
Bachelors
766
Phoenixville
Masters
764
Cheyney
Masters
755
Lemont Furnace
Bachelors
652
McKeesport
Bachelors
497
Lehman
Bachelors
467
Bryn Athyn
Masters
335

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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle110 $52,000
Lancaster60 $66,690
Pittsburgh350 $61,980
Reading40 $71,840
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--HazletonN/A $44,380
York-Hanover70 $64,890

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