Employment Resources

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STC Employment Resources


Non-STC Employment Resources

Salary Surveys

  • STC Technical Communicator Salary Database (U.S., Canada, India, and Israel)
    To access the database, you'll need to log onto the STC members only section of the Society's website using your STC member ID and password.
  • Changing Careers / Relocation Tools
    • Homefair Relocation Tools and Financial Calculators include the following tools and more:
      • City reports—use to get side-by-side comparison of two cities’ cost of living, climate, demographics, and more.
      • Mortgage Affordability Calculator—use to decide the largest loan amount for which you qualify, based on standard lender rules.
      • Relocation Wizard—use to plan your move with a custom timeline.
      • Salary Calculator—use this to compare the cost of living and find the salary you'll need to move to a new city.
      • School reports—use to get in-depth reports on over 12,000 public schools districts and local child care.
    • Paycheck Calculator use to calculate gross or net pay, as well as tax withholdings on bonus pay.
    • Salary Calculator & Cost-of-Living Reports for International, Canada, & U.S. cities provided by SalaryExpert.com. Get a free salary report by job title and location for most cities world wide.
    • SalaryList.com The Data Resource Group provides salary information by job title, company, or location.
    • Salary Planning and Surveys The Economic Research Institute (ERI) also provides Career salary and cost of living calculators.
    • Social Security Benefit Calculator use to calculate your Social Security retirement benefits using different retirement scenarios. Based on amounts you enter.
    • W-4 Withholding Allowance Calculator use to help calculate proper W-4 withholdings so your employer can withhold the correct federal income tax from your pay.

Other Employment Resources & Career Information

  • AAAS Science Career Jobs
  • America's Job Bank
  • BrassRing
  • Career Builder
  • CareerOneStop Center The CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
  • CEOExpress
  • Changing Careers / Interviewing Tools
  • Colorado Online Job Connection
  • Computer work
  • DBM human capital management services that offer HR solutions, including résumé development and interviewing techniques
  • Employer Locator from America's Career Infonet
  • EServer TC Library, an excellent source of information about independent technical communication consulting.
  • Fortune500
  • Guru.com — find Freelance work online and across the world
  • iHire Job Network Jobs in Maryland iHire operates a network of industry-specific Internet job boards.
  • Job of the Week Listserv (To join, send a blank e-mail to email hidden; JavaScript is required
  • LinkedIn Jobs Find a job using your LinkedIn network
  • LinkedIn Jobs in Washington, DC area
  • Monster Board
  • MonsterTrak search for internships and entry-level jobs
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jobs
  • National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
  • Nation Job
  • Native Americans
  • Occupational Information Network O*NET Online (replaces the Dept. of Labor's DOT)
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly Article on Internet Job Hunting Resources (how to use the Internet to look for a job)
  • ProBonoLink.org (in Central Ohio, nonprofits may post their projects and connect with marketing and communication experts who are interested in discussing a project and volunteering help)
  • Professional Outplacement Assistance Center (provides help to individuals who are in professional, technical, and managerial occupations)
  • Résumé to Referral
  • Science Career Jobs (from the journal Science)
  • Science Jobs
  • Social Security Administration
  • University of Maryland Employment Opportunities for Non-Exempt Positions, Exempt, Faculty, and Graduate Assistant Positions positions at the university
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Technical Writers
  • Working While Disabled – A Guide To Plans For Achieving Self-Support SSA Publication No. 05-11017, February 2004 (en Español)

Also look on the Web at the home pages for specific companies you are interested in. Most of them have an employment (jobs, careers) page where you can apply directly to the company.

Last modified: October 19, 2017
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