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Technical Writing Schools in California

There are three schools in the state of California offering technical writing programs. 47 students graduated from programs at California technical writing schools in 2010. 29 of all these students graduated with certificates and 13 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 33 students graduate from technical writing programs in this state per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from technical writing programs. Of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in technical writing, five with an associate's level degree, and 13 with a bachelor's level degree.

Three technical writing schools are located in California. And out of these, three schools are public. Public technical writing school tuition is $5,014.

Average tuition for programs in technical writing is $5,014.

California technical writing schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in technical writing pursued degrees at the masters level.

Technical Writing Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 33 students graduate from technical writing programs in this state per year. This accounts for 5% of students who US schools graduate from technical writing programs. Of those, 29 students graduated with certificates in technical writing, five with an associate's level degree, and 13 with a bachelor's level degree.

Technical Writing Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 11
  • Certificate 2007: 9
  • Certificate 2008: 11
  • Certificate 2009: 11
  • Certificate 2010: 29
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 6
  • Associate 2008: 2
  • Associate 2009: 3
  • Associate 2010: 5
  • Bachelor 2006: 9
  • Bachelor 2007: 11
  • Bachelor 2008: 6
  • Bachelor 2009: 10
  • Bachelor 2010: 13

Technical Writing Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of five technical writing programs. Of these programs, approximately 40% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Technical Writing Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 46380
  • 25th Percentile: 59130
  • Median: 79270
  • 75th Percentile: 102010
  • 90th Percentile: 123320

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70420
  • Median Salary 2007: 73490
  • Median Salary 2008: 75680
  • Median Salary 2009: 77470
  • Median Salary 2010: 79270
  • Total Employed 2006: 6670
  • Total Employed 2007: 6810
  • Total Employed 2008: 6760
  • Total Employed 2009: 6830
  • Total Employed 2010: 5820

California vs National Technical Writing Employment

California vs National Technical Writing Employment

  • Employed in California: 13.230% (5820)

Technical Writing Schools in California

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1. American River College

4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento, CA 95841-4286
(916) 484-8011

American River College is in the suburbs of Sacramento, California. It offers two technical writing programs. Of those, it offers one technical writing certificate to students and one associate's level technical writing degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering technical writing programs.

2. De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678

De Anza College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Cupertino, CA. It offers two technical writing programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in technical writing to students and one associate's level technical writing degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. This college ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

3. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University is near the center of the city and this university offers one technical writing program. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. SF State is the oldest institution in the state of California offering technical writing programs.