Forbes.com published an article highlighting what it calls the “most surprising six-figure jobs” (based on data provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics), and technical communication is well represented. The article stated that in order for a job to be included, “at least 10 percent of employees in the profession had to earn more than $100,000 a year.”
Most obvious on the list is “technical writer,” with a top-ten-percent average salary of $102,250. Other positions on the list that may include STC members include “writers and authors,” “art directors,” and “multimedia artists and animators.”
Click here to read the full article, then comment below: do you find it “surprising” that some technical communicators earn six figures?