Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

What job can you get with a technical writing degree?

Most technical writing graduates go on to become technical writers. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a technical writing degree will be useful:

What is the job market for technical writing degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for technical writing graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Employment Status% of Technical Writing Grads
Employed69.2%
Unemployed0.6%
Underpaid30.2%
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