No. Technical Writers come in different flavors and different levels for each flavor. Flavor refers to a particular industry or discipline and level indicates the amount of experience or expertise the person possesses in the flavor.
Banking or accounting
Snack food industry
Technical Writer 1–Fairly new at the craft (1 to 2 years’ experience). Requires supervision throughout the accomplishment of the task.
Technical Writer 2–No longer a rookie (3 to 5 years’ experience). Supervisor delegates the task and checks progress status on a regular basis.
Technical Writer 3–Journeyman (6 to 9 years’ experience). Supervisor delegates the project and the writer submits/presents status reports to management.
Technical Writer 4–Seasoned veteran (10+ years’ experience). Management consults with the writer on documentation needs. The writer suggests project phases/milestones and keeps management apprised of progress. This person may supervise more junior writers.
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