Senior Technical Writer with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary

Just below two-thirds of Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $49K to $97K per year, and the average comes out to $65K per year. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn vision coverage. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills (80 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,940 - $93,763
$46K
$65K
$94K
MEDIAN: $65,455
10%
50%
90%

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$27.37 - $68.78
$33
MEDIAN: $32.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,940 - $93,763  
   
Bonus
$587 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
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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$49,413 - $96,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$32.70  
   
Overtime
$41.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Bonus
$587 - $29,590  
   
Profit Sharing
$375.00  
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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$49,413 - $96,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Senior Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 32 salaries. A Senior Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲22%

National Average
$68,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%