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Technical Writing Schools in Virginia

There are two Virginia schools offering technical writing programs. Four students graduated with degrees from Virginia technical writing schools in 2010.

Overview

On average, two students graduate from programs in Virginia in technical writing every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from technical writing programs. In 2010, four students graduated with technical writing certificates.

Two technical writing schools are in this state. Of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public technical writing school varies from $2,998 to $3,300.

Average tuition for programs in technical writing is $3,074. The highest tuition for technical writing programs, which is $3,300 every year, is at Lord Fairfax Community College, while the lowest tuition in this state is at Northern Virginia Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates in technical writing.

Technical Writing Program Completions in Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, two students graduate from programs in Virginia in technical writing every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from technical writing programs. In 2010, four students graduated with technical writing certificates.

Technical Writing Program Completions in Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 1
  • Certificate 2009: 3
  • Certificate 2010: 4

Technical Writing Program Availability in Virginia

Schools in Virginia offer a total of two programs in technical writing.

Technical Writing Program Availability in Virginia

  • Certificate: 2

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

Technical Writers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43620
  • 25th Percentile: 55570
  • Median: 72560
  • 75th Percentile: 92890
  • 90th Percentile: 113980

Career Trends

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

Technical Writers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62580
  • Median Salary 2007: 63320
  • Median Salary 2008: 66650
  • Median Salary 2009: 68790
  • Median Salary 2010: 72560
  • Total Employed 2006: 2380
  • Total Employed 2007: 2560
  • Total Employed 2008: 2440
  • Total Employed 2009: 2590
  • Total Employed 2010: 2850

Virginia vs National Technical Writing Employment

Virginia vs National Technical Writing Employment

  • Employed in Virginia: 6.479% (2850)

Technical Writing Schools in Virginia

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1. Lord Fairfax Community College

173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645
(540) 868-7000

Lord Fairfax Community College offers one program in technical writing and it is located in Middletown, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 7,005 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this college. In terms of programs, this college is the second biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering technical writing.

2. Northern Virginia Community College

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003-3796
(703) 323-3000

Northern Virginia Community College is located in the suburbs of Annandale, Virginia and it offers one program in technical writing. It is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia. This large college ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Virginia.

3. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1000
(540) 863-2815

Dabney S Lancaster Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1967. This college is in Clifton Forge, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers subjects including advanced nursing and forensic science. This community college offers students 18 certificates and ten associates level degrees. In 2010, 1,521 students pursued degrees from the 23 programs at this community college. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.