Technical Writer in Los Angeles Salary

A Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $57,168 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$39,505 - $82,434
(Median)
$40K
$57K
$82K
MEDIAN: $57,167
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90%

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$13.28 - $46.09
(Median)
$13
$29
$46
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,505 - $82,434  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$34,434 - $91,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $46.09  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,891  
   
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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$34,434 - $91,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

National Average
$60,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 12%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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