A Senior Technical Writer with Microsoft Excel skills earns an average salary of $74,570 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$53,451 - $101,782
$53K
$75K
$100K
MEDIAN: $74,570
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$21.88 - $75.25
$22
$39
$75
MEDIAN: $39.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,451 - $101,782  
   
Bonus
$659 - $11,836  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$52,066 - $117,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$21.88 - $75.25  
   
Overtime
$33.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$659 - $11,836  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$52,066 - $117,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Writer

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

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
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1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$78,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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