Senior Technical Writer in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer in San Diego, California is $89,808 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe FrameMaker, Editing, and XML. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$67,317 - $133,151
$67K
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$130K
MEDIAN: $83,538
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$67,317 - $133,151  
   
Bonus
$654 - $8,940  
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$70,276 - $124,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Overtime
$60.00  
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$654 - $8,940  
   
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$70,276 - $124,832  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
36%
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Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$87,000

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe FrameMaker
▲32%

Editing
▲19%

XML
▲15%

Adobe Acrobat
▲6%

FrameMaker
▼0%

Procedures
▼0%

National Average
$87,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Project Management
▼6%

Microsoft Sharepoint Server
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 13%
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