Late-Career Technical Writer Salary

A Late-Career Technical Writer earns an average salary of $69,996 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and XML.

$51,584 - $99,836
(Median)
$52K
$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $69,995
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$24.85 - $69.04
(Median)
$25
$36
$69
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,584 - $99,836  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,112  
Profit Sharing
$4.33 - $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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$52,067 - $117,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.85 - $69.04  
   
Overtime
$28.05 - $66.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,112  
   
Profit Sharing
$4.33 - $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).
)
$52,067 - $117,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 13%

XML
up arrow 12%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

FrameMaker
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$73,000

HTML
up arrow 1%

RoboHelp
up arrow 1%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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