The average pay for a Technical Writer with XML skills is $63,550 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$45,457 - $95,184
(Median)
$45K
$64K
$95K
MEDIAN: $63,549
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$17.79 - $41.40
(Median)
$18
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$45,457 - $95,184  
   
Bonus
$501 - $9,987  
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$42,207 - $93,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.79 - $41.40  
   
Overtime
$26.46 - $48.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$501 - $9,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$42,207 - $93,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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