Technical Writer Salary in Los Angeles (United States)

A Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $56,398 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. A skill in Adobe Photoshop is associated with high pay for this job.
Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$39,453 - $78,661
(Median)
39K
56K
69K
79K
MEDIAN: $56,398
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Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Salary (?
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$16.24 - $46.33
(Median)
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26
39
46
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,453 - $78,661  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$35,365 - $83,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.24 - $46.33  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$35,365 - $83,230  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 18%
Editing
0%
National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 25%