Experienced Senior Technical Writer Salary

The average salary for an Experienced Senior Technical Writer is $82,005 per year.

$63,021 - $116,187
$63K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,005
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$29.85 - $75.50
$30
$45
$76
MEDIAN: $44.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$63,021 - $116,187  
   
Bonus
$1,035 - $12,329  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $29,799  
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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$63,640 - $124,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 355
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$29.85 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$37.37 - $90.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,035 - $12,329  
   
Profit Sharing
$805 - $29,799  
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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$63,640 - $124,293  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
10-19 years
75%
20 years or more
25%
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Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
▲6%

XML
▲5%

Project Management
▲4%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲1%

National Average
$85,000



▼2%


Adobe Acrobat
▼3%

RoboHelp
▼4%

Adobe RoboHelp
▼4%

Microsoft Visio
▼4%

▼5%

Procedures
▼7%

Adobe Photoshop
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 14%