Specification Writer, Engineering Documents Salary

Engineering Documents Specification Writers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Engineering Documents Specification Writers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Women Engineering Documents Specification Writers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$44,600 - $96,545
(Median)
$45K
$61K
$97K
MEDIAN: $61,225
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$15.78 - $38.52
(Median)
$16
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,600 - $96,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$37,118 - $95,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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$37,118 - $95,220  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 26%

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
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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