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Science and Medical Writers
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there is a lot of competition for writing and editing jobs, and growth in writing careers should occur at an average rate through 2018. Employment opportunities for science and medical writers are expected to grow much faster than the average through 2018, as continued developments in these fields will drive the need for skilled writers to put complex information in terms that a wide and varied audience can understand. Opportunities will also be best with online publications and services, as these continue to grow. Writers who are well versed with new media will also have an advantage in the job market.