Documentation Specialist with Technical Writing Skills Salary

Earnings for Documentation Specialists with Technical Writing skills come in at around $48K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. There are more female Documentation Specialists with Technical Writing skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 64 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$32,069 - $62,542
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$48K
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MEDIAN: $48,388
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$13.22 - $25.48
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$0$62K
Salary $32,069 - $62,542
Bonus $487.22 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$29,919 - $62,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $13.22 - $25.48
Overtime $14.30 - $45.51
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $487.22 - $5,152
Profit Sharing $1,500
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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$29,919 - $62,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 51

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Pay by Experience Level for Documentation Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Documentation Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Documentation Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 77 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Documentation Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Documentation Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 24 salaries. A Documentation Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Documentation Specialist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Documentation Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%
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