Journalist Salary with Technical Writing skills

Journalists with Technical Writing skills are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $41K per year on average. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Journalists with Technical Writing skills. There are more female Journalists with Technical Writing skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 60 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$24,558 - $72,888
(Median)
$25K
$41K
$73K
MEDIAN: $41,268
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90%

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$10.72 - $20.89
(Median)
$11
$13
$21
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$24,558 - $72,888  
   
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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$23,598 - $71,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $20.89  
   
Overtime
$2.81 - $48.94  
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).
)
$23,598 - $71,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist with Technical Writing skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Journalists with Technical Writing skills. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $51K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Journalists with Technical Writing skills make a median salary of $53K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $57K.

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Experience Affects Journalist with Technical Writing skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 20%
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