Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Salary

Engineering Documents Specification Writers in the United States take home an average $62K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Engineering Documents Specification Writers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$45,764 - $97,991
(Median)
$46K
$62K
$98K
MEDIAN: $61,531
10%
50%
90%

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$15.89 - $40.44
(Median)
$16
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$45,764 - $97,991  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,100  
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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$37,317 - $97,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.89 - $40.44  
   
Overtime
$25.85 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,100  
   
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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$37,317 - $97,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 27%

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 5 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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