A Contract Technical Writer earns an average salary of $56,702 per year.

$39,344 - $83,619
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$84K
MEDIAN: $56,701
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90%

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$15.17 - $46.84
(Median)
$15
$25
$47
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,344 - $83,619  
   
Bonus
$509 - $8,334  
Profit Sharing
$501 - $7,973  
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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$37,249 - $88,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.17 - $46.84  
   
Overtime
$20.54 - $48.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$509 - $8,334  
   
Profit Sharing
$501 - $7,973  
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).
)
$37,249 - $88,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,023
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 350 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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