Salary scales for Technical Writers range from $65,000-$115,000, in Washington State. Employment trends for Technical Writers are expected to grow by 15% over the next 6 years.
--US Dept. of Labor
This online Technical Writing Certificate-Inclusive course culminates in a Bellevue College, Continuing Education Technical Writing Certificate. This entire certificate course takes only 15 weeks to complete at a cost that is substantially less than taking the course individually. This competency-based program employs a course instructor and is targeted to working professionals with a strong knowledge of written English, who are looking to speed up the certificate process. Topics covered include Principles of Technical Writing, The Role of the Technical Writer, The Writing Process, Usability, Writing Strategies, Editing, Document Design, Intro to HTML, XML and CSS and Job Readiness Strategies. Students will receive the certificate upon overall completion.
This is an online program and requires a Bellevue College NetID .