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Journalist Salary with Technical Writing skills

Journalists with Technical Writing skills can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K annually. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Journalists with Technical Writing skills are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$23,634 - $78,906
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$79K
MEDIAN: $38,859
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$10.85 - $23.00
(Median)
$11
$12
$23
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$23,634 - $78,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
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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$23,224 - $73,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $23.00  
   
Overtime
$2.77 - $49.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
   
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).
)
$23,224 - $73,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Journalist with Technical Writing skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 82%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 17%