Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salary

Dallas Technical Writers can expect wages of $28.00 per hour on average. Male Technical Writers in Dallas are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Just over two-fifths of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the larger part report medical coverage and close to one-half claim dental coverage as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,380 - $75,221
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MEDIAN: $51,100
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$19.86 - $46.15
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$39,380 - $75,221  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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$41,057 - $92,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.86 - $46.15  
   
Overtime
$31.04  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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$41,057 - $92,972  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
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Texas:
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Dallas:
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Texas:
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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲27%

National Average
$53,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe RoboHelp
▲16%

Microsoft Word
▲13%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Adobe FrameMaker
▼0%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Editing
▼4%

XML
▼4%

Adobe InDesign
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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