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Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Salary

Engineering Documents Specification Writers in the United States take home an average $61K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Engineering Documents Specification Writers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$40,186 - $98,317
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$98K
MEDIAN: $60,950
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90%

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$15.89 - $41.87
(Median)
$16
$21
$42
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$40,186 - $98,317  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
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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$36,149 - $99,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.89 - $41.87  
   
Overtime
$25.67 - $49.17  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
   
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).
)
$36,149 - $99,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Specification Writer, Engineering Documents

  • Gather and research information for use in technical documentation.
  • Assist in layout work.
  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.

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Experience Affects Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%