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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

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More Virginia 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
Lynchburg
Doctorate
75,044
Fairfax
Doctorate
35,984
Blacksburg
Doctorate
34,440
Richmond
Doctorate
30,675
Norfolk
Doctorate
24,375
Charlottesville
Doctorate
24,360
Harrisonburg
Doctorate
21,836
Virginia Beach
Doctorate
9,488
Radford
Doctorate
9,418
Williamsburg
Doctorate
8,740
Norfolk
Doctorate
5,303
Newport News
Masters
5,081
Farmville
Masters
5,074
Fredericksburg
Masters
4,808
Petersburg
Doctorate
4,713
Hampton
Doctorate
4,618
University of Richmond
Doctorate
4,023
Winchester
Doctorate
3,844
Arlington
Doctorate
3,375
Lynchburg
Doctorate
2,810
Lexington
Doctorate
2,220
Wise
Bachelors
2,095
Salem
Bachelors
2,035
Bridgewater
Masters
1,889
Lexington
Bachelors
1,722
Richmond
Doctorate
1,674
Staunton
Doctorate
1,654
Harrisonburg
Doctorate
1,530
Virginia Beach
Masters
1,470
Ashland
Bachelors
1,453
Emory
Doctorate
1,226
Ferrum
Bachelors
1,137
Hampden-Sydney
Bachelors
1,046
Bluefield
Masters
997
Danville
Bachelors
927
Buena Vista
Bachelors
911
Roanoke
Masters
790
Lynchburg
Masters
684
Vienna
Associates
357
Sweet Briar
Masters
323
Centreville
Associates
160

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. 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
Charlottesville80 $77,550
Richmond160 $71,800

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