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Schools Offering Technical Writing Programs in Ohio


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Ohio students graduate with degrees in technical writing. That means an estimated 58 technical writers graduate from Ohio's 10 technical writing schools each year.

Top Schools

Cedarville University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a technical writing program. It is located in Cedarville. In 2010, Cedarville University graduated 8 students from its technical writing program. The tuition rate at Cedarville University was $23,500 per year.

Ohio Northern University, which is located in Ada, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a technical writing program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. 4 students graduated with degree in technical writing from Ohio Northern University in 2010. Tuition at Ohio Northern University was $33,099 per year.

The third-ranked school in Ohio that has a technical writing program is Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. Bowling Green State University-Main Campus, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Bowling Green. In 2010, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus graduated 7 students from its technical writing programs. The tuition rate at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus was $9,704 per year.

Cost

Technical writing schools in Ohio, charge students an average tuition of $15,918 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $33,099 per year, or as little as $3,690 per year. In 2010, the technical writing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Ohio were:

  1. Ohio Northern University - located in Ada, students are charged $33,099 per year
  2. Capital University - located in Columbus, students are charged $29,310 per year
  3. The University of Findlay - located in Findlay, students are charged $26,798 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Ohio technical writing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Edison State Community College - located in Piqua, students are charged $3,690 per year
  2. Terra State Community College - located in Fremont, students are charged $3,845 per year
  3. Youngstown State University - located in Youngstown, students are charged $7,199 per year

A technical writing degree from an Ohio school... what next?

Most people who graduate from technical writing school in Ohio go on to work as a technical writer. If you decide to work as a technical writer in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,190 Ohio technical writers as of 2010. The Ohio counties with the largest populations of technical writers are:

  1. Delaware County - 270 technical writers
  2. Dearborn County - 260 technical writers
  3. Greene County - 240 technical writers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of technical writers in Ohio will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,570 technical writers working in Ohio.

Salary

On average, technical writers earn $55,300 per year. In 2010, however, some Ohio technical writers earned as little as less than $27,750 per year or as much as more than $102,460 per year. A technical writer in the following Ohio counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Delaware County - $64,510 per year
  2. Carroll County - $64,200 per year
  3. Fulton County - $62,950 per year

A technical writer in the following counties in Ohio make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Greene County - $47,040 per year
  2. Auglaize County - $47,490 per year
  3. Portage County - $48,770 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in technical writing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or writing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Technical Writing in Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Technical Writing in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,783 miles from location University of Akron Main Campus Akron OH 24.4078 n/a 25,959
5,895 miles from location Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Bowling Green OH 65.9679 34% 17,309
5,944 miles from location Miami University-Oxford Oxford OH 41.8383 24% 16,884
5,738 miles from location Youngstown State University Youngstown OH 22.3377 n/a 14,644
5,894 miles from location The University of Findlay Findlay OH 60.0247 28% 5,485
5,902 miles from location Ohio Northern University Ada OH 67.3993 25% 3,636
5,851 miles from location Capital University Columbus OH 62.5694 23% 3,540
5,919 miles from location Edison State Community College Piqua OH 15.7902 n/a 3,519
5,870 miles from location Terra State Community College Fremont OH 11.6464 n/a 3,152
5,896 miles from location Cedarville University Cedarville OH 68.5434 32% 3,102
 

Curious what studying Technical Writing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Ohio

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Technical Writers + 1,190 $55,300 -22.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are technical writing related jobs in Ohio