A Senior Technical Writer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $67,411 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$57,908 - $97,871
(Median)
$58K
$67K
$98K
MEDIAN: $67,410
10%
50%
90%

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$30.78 - $56.00
(Median)
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$39
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MEDIAN: $38.00
50%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$57,908 - $97,871  
   
Bonus
$1,513  
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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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$56,236 - $99,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$38.58  
   
Overtime
$57.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$1,513  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,800  
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).
)
$56,236 - $99,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$72,000

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Editing
up arrow 8%

FrameMaker
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
0%

National Average
$72,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 6%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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