U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
27-3043 Writers and Authors
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes "Public Relations Specialists" (27-3031) and "Technical Writers" (27-3042).
Illustrative examples: Advertising Copy Writer,
Broad Occupation: 27-3040 Writers and Editors
Minor Group: 27-3000 Media and Communication Workers
Major Group: 27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010