A Specification Writer, Engineering Documents earns an average salary of $59,442 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Total Pay (?
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$40,351 - $95,262
(Median)
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95K
MEDIAN: $59,442
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Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Total Pay (?
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$15.40 - $48.48
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$40,351 - $95,262  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $7,796  
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $3,700  
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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$36,726 - $96,883  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.40 - $48.48  
   
Overtime
$22.73 - $57.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$101.37 - $7,796  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800 - $3,700  
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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$36,726 - $96,883  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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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.

Experience Affects Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Salaries

National Average
$60,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 24 votes.
Gender
Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 22%
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