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Occupation Description:
  Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes "Public Relations Specialists" (27-3031) and "Technical Writers" (27-3042).
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  Specialized Occupations:
  * Copy Writers (ONET code: 27-3043.04)
  * Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers (ONET code: 27-3043.05)
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Education & Training:
  Bachelor's degree
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Wage Information:
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $79,591.00 $38.26 $40.63 $23.96 - $47.61
Bridgeport/Stamford $87,957.00 $42.29 $43.32 $27.19 - $50.17
Danbury $73,197.00 $35.19 $34.70 $22.19 - $39.97
Hartford $70,470.00 $33.88 $35.15 $20.79 - $40.98
New Haven $73,749.00 $35.45 $35.28 $19.28 - $44.61
New London/Norwich $77,640.00 $37.32 $36.25 $20.29 - $48.75
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Occupation Outlook:
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 1,780 1,890 0.5% 166
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer good or favorable job opportunities.
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
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