Estimating Pages per Writer?

Subject: Estimating Pages per Writer?
From: Jim Witkin <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 11:31:16 -0700

Is there any industry accepted method for calculating how many tech writers
are required to maintain a certain number of documentation pages? I realize
these would be rough guidelines, but is there a page count per writer that
seems reasonable? Right now, I'm a tech pubs department of one. I'm
maintaining about 2,000 pages of user documentation and spec sheets on
existing products, plus developing new documentation as new products are
introduced. I want to have the conversation with my manager about how/when
to expand the tech pubs group, but wanted to cite industry guidelines if
they exist.
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