Senior Technical Writer with Technical Writing Skills Salary

The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer with Technical Writing skills is $73,794 per year.

$53,000 - $109,849
$53K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,211
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$27.63 - $45.00
$37
MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,000 - $109,849  
   
Bonus
$986 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
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$51,537 - $109,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$37.00  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $14,544  
   
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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$51,537 - $109,637  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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 $60,000 based on 6 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 $71,000 based on 14 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 $78,000 based on 26 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 $86,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$77,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%
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