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Hire a technical writer today to write content for a variety of technical fields including aerospace, computer hardware, software and finance. Technical writers often create user guides, instruction manuals and professional reports, in addition to performing research on technical topics.

Technical writing is a form of precise communication seen in a variety of fields like finance, consumer electronics and software. It is the type of language seen in instruction manuals and professional reports. Technical writers are often familiar with a variety of industry-specific software, or may utilize a writing program like LaTeX to input mathematical equations and graphs into a report. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, hire a technical writer today to write reports, manuals, publications and other technical documents.

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Technical writing Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork Technical writing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

Upwork Technical writing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,132 Technical writing projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

1,132

Time to Complete Upwork Technical writing Jobs

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Average Technical writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

4.75
Last updated: July 1, 2015
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  1. Jeffrey S.

    Jeffrey S.

    VA for WordPress, Moodle, and e-learning (Camtasia, Captivate)

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 23

    I've been an e-Learning practitioner since 2000. I'm currently working as a Moodle and Adobe Captivate 7 Developer and Virtual Assistant for one oDesk employer. I have developed hundreds of online learning modules for top USA clients. The main tools I use are Moodle, Adobe Captivate 4/5/7, Camtasia Studio 7, Audacity/Soundforge, and Photoshop. I am experienced in Moodle Administration, creating and uploading course materials on the LMS, and configuring the course completion requirement. I also work as a test engineer for Online Learning Courses, ensuring the courses are error/bug-free. I've also become highly proficient in Wordpress, creating password-protected pages, specific for clients. I process and schedule podcasts. I also create Autoresponders and Newsletters in Mailchimp and I create products for sale in e-junkie.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $16.67 /hr
    2,744 hours
    4.95
  2. Mahalakshmi Iyer

    Mahalakshmi Iyer

    Senior Technical Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    1. Total experience of 11+ years as a Technical Writer. 2. Recently supported a UK based client in preparing How-to tutorials and User Guides (using WordPress). Also supporting other clients for the user documentation. Previously worked for ABB Global Industries and Services Ltd (Bangalore, India) as a Senior Writer. 3. Ability to deliver results within budget and timelines. 4. Open to learn any application/domain and provide the required documentation in the required format. 5. Good verbal and written skills in English. 6. Known Documentation Tools - WordPress (basics), Adobe FrameMaker, MS Office, Adobe Professional, and AuthorIT Cloud 7. Online Help Tools - Web Works ePublisher, HTML Help Workshop

    $13.50 /hr
    265 hours
    4.74
  3. Saiful Islam

    Saiful Islam

    Project Manager/Virtual Assistant/Business & E-commerce Consultant

    Bangladesh - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 31 - Portfolio: 14

    I am here with a slogan " Make it possible". Integrity, Honesty, Hardworking and Professionalism is the combined key of my SUCCESS. Having huge hands on experiences in different multinational companies and freelancing / Virtual world I can promise to deliver the BEST work to my valued clients. I believe my experiences, creativity, dedication, hardworking & honesty will help to drive your project successfully. 3D is my working style: √ DELIVERS 100% accurate result √ DELIVERS the work before deadline (100% guaranteed) √ DELIVERS the work with details progress report time to time

    $15.00 /hr
    2,826 hours
    4.98
  4. Chloe C.

    Chloe C.

    Technical writer,News writer,blogger, copy-writer

    Kenya - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    My career goal is to attain a consistent supply of contract jobs utilizing my skills as a speed transcriber, technical article writer, blogger, copy-writer and web researcher. I am offering highly accurate and efficient performance whilst responding to the needs and requirements of my clients, thus providing a sense of accomplishment for both of us once goals have been met. My content is always of very high quality, which I firmly believe will be increasingly characteristic of high ranking content in search results. I also have written for local publications ranging from music to fashion and i will be happy to provide samples of my work. Please feel free to get in touch with any job you'd like me to work on. Thank you!

    $11.11 /hr
    2,204 hours
    4.89
  5. George C.

    George C.

    Technical Writer

    Kenya - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

    I have achieved phenomenal success on content writing over the past 4 yrs. I have been offering copyrighting & Proofreading services, SEO website content, eBook writing, sales letters, press releases, product descriptions, articles and blog writing. I have successfully worked on several content writing projects outsourced from mainly USA and Canada and other countries like S. Africa, China, UK, Israel, New Zealand etc & have produced excellent results delivered within time guidelines. Expertise gained and confident in as regards Content creation I am very skilled and confident writing on Travel, Education, Pets, Technical material, IT $ technology, Fashion, Internet Marketing, Health and personal development. Extensive online research and diligent effort and attention in maintaining quality has seen me thus far. Availability I am always present online checking my emails regularly and working. I respond immediately to emails and alerts at those times. I work from Monday through to Saturday and will be more than willing to engage with you. Thank you.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,333 hours
    4.81
  6. Paulo G.

    Paulo G.

    English to Tagalog Translator I Proofreader I Editor I ESL Teacher

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    1ST PLACE: ENGLISH TO TAGALOG (FILIPINO) TRANSLATION SKILLS (ODESK) I take pride and pleasure in quality service. Client satisfaction is my foremost priority. I am very willing to learn and explore different avenues for growth outside my niche, and I am prepared to go above and beyond for any task at hand. If you have English to Tagalog (and vice versa) translation needs, then look no further. I am adept with the Tagalog (Filipino) language, so only top-notch technical and non-technical translations would be expected. I am a graduate of University of the Philippines Diliman and am a licensed chemist with seven years of experience abstracting organic chemistry, biochemistry and medical journals. I believe that my education, strong academic background, and seven solid years of technical experience have provided me the necessary skills needed for content writing, technical writing, proofreading, rewriting and transcribing tasks. I am passionate about my work and anything I put my mind into. Quality and Excellence are my mission.

    $10.00 /hr
    331 hours
    4.61
  7. Kiran Khalil

    Kiran Khalil

    Content Writer

    Pakistan - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I find it best to communicate with user through simple and interactive content. I have been writing content for various projects, including, medicine, automotive industry, media, psychology, and also for android/iPhone applications. Having a diverse educational and professional career has allowed me to work on different niches. My experience and knowledge has also helped me gain expertise in writing user manuals for software (Android and iPhone). Following the SEO rules, i make sure to include relevant keywords to increase website ranking on popular search engines. My passion is to convert complicated content into comprehensible and user-friendly to get the message across to target audience.

    $8.00 /hr
    132 hours
    4.91
  8. Christopher Villanueva

    Christopher Villanueva

    Data Entry, Article Writing/Blogging and Presentations Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 11

    Hi, my name is Christopher Villanueva, I'm an accounting student from the Philippines. I have a minimal amount of work experience under my belt at the moment but I am willing to learn and work hard with the client so that we may both achieve the aimed goal for our project. I learn quickly and make few mistakes, I add this to my own experiences as to make an even better and more efficient work aura I surround myself for better results. Thank you for taking the time on reading a few highlights of myself and hope to be working with you!

    $5.00 /hr
    828 hours
    4.92
  9. Bilal R.

    Bilal R.

    VA - Data Entry - Web research - Technical Writer

    Pakistan - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 6

    My objective is to give better quality and to provide excellent service in doing task for the success both me and my employer. Seeking to secure a challenging and rewarding position within a company where my skills are effectively utilized to their fullest potential and produce continual experience with growth opportunities and gives the employer with completed projects in the shortest possible time within their budget and time and with utmost accuracy. I am a dedicated and hardworking person maintaining a working friendly atmosphere that is conductive to promote creative thinking and intellectual interaction among colleagues, also between me and my employer.

    $5.00 /hr
    1,517 hours
    4.99
  10. Huzaifa Hussain

    Huzaifa Hussain

    Head of Programming at BrightHaus * WordPress Expert * Joomla Pro *

    Pakistan - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 57

    I have been working in oDesk for quite sometime now, having started my career as a web content & article writer, gradually moving towards opensource web development and now finally Project Management and PHP Web Development. My strengths are related to the subjects of IT, as I was an IT trainer at Aptech Computer Institute sometime ago. Tools of the trade include PHP web development solutions with some of the major CMS (Content Management Systems) & Shopping cart systems such as Wordpress, Joomla Virtuemart, Magento, Drupal, Zen Cart, X-Cart, PrestaShop, phpMyCart etc. eCommerce integration and customization. Also, proficient in providing Mobile Solutions utilizing PhoneGap mobile development framework. My development potency lies in strong concepts of OOP (Object-oriented programming) such as Polymorphism, Inheritance, Classes, Method, Abstraction and Encapsulation. I can also utilize latest technological trends and techniques like AJAX, JavaScript / jQuery, Web 2.0 Compatibility, W3C Standards, HTML5, CSS3, PhoneGap and PHP Server-side scripting. Services rendered also include Technical Writing, Researching, Content Writing, Software Design, Documentation and Testing, Database ERD Design and Implementation, Cron Jobs and Webmaster Services. I am seeking opportunities where I can further improve my skills and excel in my career.

    Groups: Article Samurai, Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $16.67 /hr
    2,410 hours
    4.98