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Technical Writer Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer is £26,968 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are XML and Technical Writing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

£19,196 - £42,587
(Median)
£19K
£27K
£43K
MEDIAN: £26,968
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90%

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£8.00 - £40.00
(Median)
£8
£15
£40
MEDIAN: £14.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£19,196 - £42,587  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,923  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£19,320 - £47,045  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£8.00 - £40.00  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £19.65  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,923  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£19,320 - £47,045  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%



National Average
₤28,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 21%

XML
up arrow 21%



HTML
up arrow 8%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

National Average
₤28,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 49%