Writing MAJOR JOBS AND CAREERS

These Are The 50 Most Common First Jobs For Writing Majors

#1

Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Technical Writer

Top locations: Santa Clara, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Malvern, PA; Seattle, WA;

Growth: B Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$54,000

#2

Office and Administrative

Administrative Assistant

Top locations: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Nashville, TN; Chicago, IL;

Growth: D Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$38,480

#3

Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Editor

Top locations: New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Spokane, WA;

Growth: F Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$48,074

#4

Education, Training, and Library

Teacher

Top locations: New York, NY; Seoul, KR; Boston, MA; Quincy, FL;

Growth: C Job security: B

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$37,000

#5

Office and Administrative

Customer Service Representative

Top locations: Little Rock, AR; New York, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Ogden, UT;

Growth: B Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$30,000

#6

Sales

Sales Associate

Top locations: Escondido, CA; New York, NY; Eau Claire, WI; Cheektowaga, NY;

Growth: C Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$100,444

#7

Arts, Entertainment, Sports, and Media

Writer And Editor

Top locations: New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Denver, CO; Elyria, OH;

Growth: B Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$37,758

#8

Office and Administrative

Office Manager

Top locations: New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Carson City, NV; Atlanta, GA;

Growth: B Job security: B

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$56,816

#9

Sales

Assistant Manager

Top locations: San Francisco, CA; New York, NY; LR, AR; San Diego, CA;

Growth: C Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$46,779

#10

Office and Administrative

Office Assistant

Top locations: New York, NY; Baltimore, MD; Los Angeles, CA; Cleveland, OH;

Growth: D Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$42,740