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Authors, Writers and Translators

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About this career

£28,989

Median salary

New workers start around £14,800.56. Normal pay is £28,989 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £52,645.71.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Provides communication support for the hard of hearing or the visually impaired.
  • Converts documents or spoken statements from original or source language into another language.
  • Writes instruction manuals and user guides, technical reports, catalogues and indexes, prepares sales literature and writes technical articles for trade journals.
  • Negotiates contracts with freelance agents and with buyer on behalf of writer.
  • Selects material for publication, checks style, grammar and accuracy of content, arranges for any necessary revisions and checks proof copies before printing.
  • Generates and develops creative ideas for literary material.
  • Determines subject matter and researches as necessary by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, observing etc..

Skills

Job postings

Writing
93
Active Listening
80
Reading Comprehension
79
Critical Thinking
74
Active Learning
73
Speaking
72
Learning Strategies
65
Monitoring
63
Mathematics
33
Science
26