Mid-Career Senior Technical Writer Salary

A Mid-Career Senior Technical Writer earns an average salary of $73,238 per year.

$56,931 - $99,493
$57K
$73K
$99K
MEDIAN: $73,170
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$24.18 - $51.78
$24
$38
$52
MEDIAN: $38.35
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,931 - $99,493  
   
Bonus
$1,017 - $10,113  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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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$55,914 - $104,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.18 - $51.78  
   
Overtime
$43.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,017 - $10,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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).
)
$55,914 - $104,569  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
5-9 years
61%
10-19 years
39%
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Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Project Management
▲4%

XML
▲3%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲1%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲1%

National Average
$74,000

Adobe RoboHelp
▼1%

Editing
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

RoboHelp
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Adobe Illustrator
▼3%

FrameMaker
▼4%

Adobe Acrobat
▼7%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Adobe Photoshop
▼11%

Adobe InDesign
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 11%
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