Omaha, NE (population: 449,283) has one technical writing school within its city limits. University of Nebraska at Omaha has a total student population of 14,620. It is the 2162nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Nebraska (#1 is University of Nebraska at Kearney). To learn more about technical writing programs in Omaha, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of technical writing professors at University of Nebraska at Omaha such as Art Homer, Margie Lukas, and Miles Waggener.
Technical Writing students from Omaha schools who go on to become technical writers, business writers, writers, creative writers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 46,270 people working as technical writers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,610. Also, Writers and authors make on average $64,560 per year and there are about 43,390 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area alone, there are 200 employed writers and authors earning an average salary of $59,920. Technical writers in this area earn $54,760/yr and there are 150 employed.
Omaha lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 40 counties in Nebraska. Overall, the Omaha-Council Bluffs-IA area has 452,130 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $19.23/hr average worker wage, and a $40,000 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.335 out of every 1000 jobs in Omaha are held by technical writers, and 0.448/1000 are held by writers and authors.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Nebraska at Omaha ends up costing a student $10,046/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Omaha|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||7.9 miles|
|Sioux City||IA||83,250||6||24.3659||219||88.0 miles|