Principal Technical Writer Average Salary

Principal Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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$70,000 - $113,671
(Median)
70K
94K
110K
MEDIAN: $94,441
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Principal Technical Writer is most closely related to Senior Technical Writer

Senior technical writers create detailed articles for magazines or online journals and publications in specialized fields, and may also write and edit technical operators' manuals and even certification tests. The senior-level designation normally implies that they handle the most important technical ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$60K
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MEDIAN: $81,902
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Popular Employers
Senior Technical Writer - Microsoft Corp , salaries: $127,417
Senior Technical Writer - International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. , salaries: $95,000
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