Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Salary

Median pay for Engineering Documents Specification Writers in the United States is around $61K annually. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Work is enjoyable for Engineering Documents Specification Writers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$47,999 - $95,819

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$15.78 - $38.52

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,999 - $95,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$37,895 - $92,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.78 - $38.52  
   
Overtime
$25.85 - $48.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$37,895 - $92,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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
$59,000

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
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 8%
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