A Freelance Writer, Technical earns an average wage of $33.57 per hour.
Freelance Writer, Technical Total Pay (?
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$35,498 - $95,465
(Median)
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59K
78K
95K
MEDIAN: $58,716
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Freelance Writer, Technical Total Pay (?
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$14.80 - $65.17
(Median)
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34
49
65
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,498 - $95,465  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
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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$31,095 - $129,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $65.17  
   
Overtime
$24.73 - $75.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
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).
)
$31,095 - $129,613  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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Job Description for Freelance Writer, Technical
  • Research technical information, products, and processes.
  • Write technical documents including user manuals, scientific or technical publications, web content, and reports.
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Experience Affects Freelance Writer, Technical Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$65,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Freelance Writer, Technical Salaries

National Average
$65,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 36%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 84%
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