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Technical Writers (27-3042)

Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 143 158 10.49 5 10 16
United States 55700 60400 0.0 1800 3800 6100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 37.78 21.88 27.86 35.89 46.01 57.23
Alaska 33.70 21.25 26.21 32.68 39.75 47.99
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 30.76 20.36 24.27 29.47 37.45 44.35
Balance of State 37.35 25.99 32.20 36.76 43.16 52.15

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.