A Freelance Technical Writer earns an average wage of $34.39 per hour.

$35,000 - $72,500
$52K
MEDIAN: $52,481
50%

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$15.21 - $64.11
$15
$34
$64
MEDIAN: $34.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,482  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,832 - $129,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$67.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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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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$30,832 - $129,043  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Key Stats for Freelance Technical Writer

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
28%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

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Vision:
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None: 100%
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