The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer with Technical Writing skills is $73,781 per year.

$51,719 - $104,749
(Median)
$52K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,781
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$27.63 - $45.00
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MEDIAN: $37.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,719 - $104,749  
   
Bonus
$4,050  
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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$50,814 - $104,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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
$4,050  
   
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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$50,814 - $104,528  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$75,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
46%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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