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MK455 / ENG 457/557 Technical Business Writing

Job Outlook

The US Department of Labor publishes the Occupational Outlook Handbook.  
The Handbook is the  government's premier source for information about employment, trends, salaries, education requirements and and work conditions. 

Technical Writers

Quick Facts: Technical Writers
2017 Median Pay $70,930 per year 
$34.10 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation Less than 5 years
On-the-job Training Short-term on-the-job training
Number of Jobs, 2016 52,400
Job Outlook, 2016-26 11% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 5,700

 

Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 

Quick Facts: Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
2017 Median Pay $111,280 per year 
$53.50 per hour
Typical Entry-Level Education Bachelor's degree
Work Experience in a Related Occupation 5 years or more
On-the-job Training None
Number of Jobs, 2016 73,500
Job Outlook, 2016-26 10% (Faster than average)
Employment Change, 2016-26 7,700