A Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota earns an average salary of $58,055 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe RoboHelp and RoboHelp. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,960 - $74,355
$41K
$58K
$74K
MEDIAN: $58,054
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$20.24 - $39.31
$32
MEDIAN: $32.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,960 - $74,355  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $10,113  
Total Pay (?
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$40,917 - $79,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$32.00  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Bonus
$400.00 - $10,113  
   
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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$40,917 - $79,835  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hennepin County, Minnesota
410,935
Male:
206,547 (50.3%)
Female:
204,388 (49.7%)
Minneapolis (/ˌmɪniˈæpəlɪs/) is the county seat of Hennepin County, and larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, containing about 3.5 million residents. As of 2015, Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and 46th-largest in the United States with a population of 410,939. Minneapolis and Saint Paul anchor the second-largest economic center in the Midwest, after Chicago. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River, just north of the river's confluence with the Minnesota River, and adjoins Saint Paul, the state's capital. The city is abundantly rich in water, with thirteen lakes, wetlands, the Mississippi River, creeks and waterfalls, many connected by parkways in the Chain of Lakes and the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway. It was once the world's flour milling capital and a hub for timber. The city and surrounding region is the primary business center between Chicago and...
Minneapolis:
$54,571
Minnesota:
$63,488
$912
Minneapolis:
$227,500
Minnesota:
$200,000
4.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 23%

RoboHelp
up arrow 16%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 7%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 6%

FrameMaker
up arrow 5%


Adobe InDesign
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

XML
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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