Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salary

A Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon earns an average wage of $26.22 per hour. A skill in HTML is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$38,126 - $95,019
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MEDIAN: $60,000
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$17.91 - $38.81
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MEDIAN: $26.22
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Salary
$38,126 - $95,019  
   
Bonus
$2,600  
Total Pay (?
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$39,541 - $85,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Hourly Rate
$17.91 - $38.81  
   
Overtime
$36.10  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$2,600  
   
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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$39,541 - $85,989  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$58,000

▼1%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
▲10%

FrameMaker
▲9%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲5%


Editing
▲4%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Adobe Photoshop
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

National Average
$58,000

Adobe Acrobat
▼2%


Adobe InDesign
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 26%
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