Technical Writing in Wisconsin

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Schools Offering Technical Writing Programs in Wisconsin

Around 0.0% of Wisconsin's graduates graduate from technical writing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 15 technical writers graduate from Wisconsin's 6 technical writing schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Wisconsin that has a technical writing program is University of Wisconsin-Stout. University of Wisconsin-Stout, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in Menomonie. 7 students graduated with a degree in technical writing from University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2010. Tuition at University of Wisconsin-Stout was $8,099 per year.

The second-ranked school in Wisconsin with a technical writing program is Fox Valley Technical College, which is located in Appleton. In 2010, it was ranked 77th nationwide. 1 students graduated with degree in technical writing from Fox Valley Technical College in 2010. Fox Valley Technical College charged in-state students $3,650 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Wisconsin with a technical writing program is Western Technical College, which is located in La Crosse. In 2010, it was ranked 78th nationwide. In 2010, Western Technical College graduated 2 students from its technical writing programs. Students at Western Technical College paid $3,446 per year in tuition fees.


Technical writing schools in Wisconsin, charge students an average tuition of $7,366 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $22,118 per year, or as little as $3,379 per year. The Wisconsin technical writing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Mount Mary College - located in Milwaukee, students are charged $22,118 per year
  2. University of Wisconsin-Stout - located in Menomonie, students are charged $8,099 per year
  3. Fox Valley Technical College - located in Appleton, students are charged $3,650 per year

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

  1. Gateway Technical College - located in Kenosha, students are charged $3,379 per year
  2. Western Technical College - located in La Crosse, students are charged $3,446 per year
  3. Moraine Park Technical College - located in Fond Du Lac, students are charged $3,503 per year

A technical writing degree from a Wisconsin school... what next?

A large number of Wisconsin technical writing graduates become technical writers. In 2010, there were 760 technical writers working in Wisconsin. The following counties have the largest number of Wisconsin technical writers:

  1. Milwaukee County - 320 technical writers
  2. Columbia County - 120 technical writers
  3. Dodge County - 40 technical writers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of technical writers is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 770 technical writers working in the Wisconsin then.


On average, technical writers earn $53,510 per year. In 2010, however, some Wisconsin technical writers earned as little as less than $21,910 per year or as much as more than $94,490 per year. A technical writer in the following Wisconsin counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Columbia County - $57,310 per year
  2. Fond du Lac County - $56,460 per year
  3. Milwaukee County - $55,650 per year

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

  1. Dodge County - $41,340 per year
  2. Milwaukee County - $55,650 per year
  3. Fond du Lac County - $56,460 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in technical writing in Wisconsin and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or writing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Technical Writing in Wisconsin
  • Bachelor's Degree in Technical Writing in Wisconsin

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,148 miles from location Fox Valley Technical College Appleton WI 22.5791 n/a 10,258
6,319 miles from location University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie WI 30.3278 52% 9,017
6,146 miles from location Moraine Park Technical College Fond Du Lac WI 21.5343 n/a 8,466
6,115 miles from location Gateway Technical College Kenosha WI 18.0879 n/a 8,458
6,287 miles from location Western Technical College La Crosse WI 22.4474 n/a 5,573
6,126 miles from location Mount Mary College Milwaukee WI 22.2151 40% 1,925

Curious what studying Technical Writing gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Technical Writers + 760 $53,510 -21.6%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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