Senior Technical Writer with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary

With roughly two-thirds of Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills is $65K annually and can range from $50K on the lower end to $99K per year near the higher end. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills making up 79 percent. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental coverage is claimed by most, and more than half earn vision coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$46,074 - $95,267
$46K
$65K
$95K
MEDIAN: $65,277
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$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$46,074 - $95,267  
   
Bonus
$590 - $29,479  
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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$49,650 - $99,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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.
)
$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$590 - $29,479  
   
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).
)
$49,650 - $99,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $59K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $65K. Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $76K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $91K.

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$66,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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