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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

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More Washington 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
Seattle
Doctorate
46,166
Pullman
Doctorate
30,614
Bellingham
Masters
15,915
Ellensburg
Masters
12,901
Cheney
Doctorate
12,607
Spokane
Doctorate
7,506
Seattle
Doctorate
7,278
Seattle
Doctorate
3,783
Tacoma
Doctorate
3,122
Tacoma
Doctorate
2,701
Spokane
Masters
2,627
College Place
Masters
1,825
Lacey
Masters
1,565
Walla Walla
Bachelors
1,510
Kirkland
Doctorate
1,250
Toppenish
Masters
1,044

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. 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
BellinghamN/A $71,830
Kennewick-Richland110 $84,410
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue930 $83,670
Spokane-Spokane ValleyN/A N/A

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