Technical Writer Salary in Los Angeles, California (United States)

A Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $56,782 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Editing and Adobe Photoshop.
Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$37,095 - $77,449
(Median)
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77K
MEDIAN: $56,781
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Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$11.96 - $45.65
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,095 - $77,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
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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$30,955 - $82,271  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.96 - $45.65  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $54.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,093  
   
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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$30,955 - $82,271  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Editing
up arrow 19%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
National Average
$55,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 27%
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