Demographic information on Writers & authors in the US. The average age of male Writers & authors in the workforce is 44 and of female Writers & authors is 41.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Writers & authors is White.
Data on higher education choices for Writers & authors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Writers & authors is Communications but a relatively high number of Writers & authors hold a major in Communication Technologies.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Writers & authors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Writers & authors need many skills, but most especially Writing, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Writers & authors need more than the average amount of Writing, Persuasion, and Reading Comprehension.
Projections on wages and job growth for Writers & authors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Writers & authors are expected to see a growth of 2.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.