Technical Writer Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $50,550 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, RoboHelp, and Adobe InDesign. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Total Pay (?
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$38,159 - $75,254
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MEDIAN: $50,550
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Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Total Pay (?
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$15.42 - $47.32
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,159 - $75,254  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,000  
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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$36,850 - $80,029  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.42 - $47.32  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,000  
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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$36,850 - $80,029  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%
Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$52,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 32%
RoboHelp
up arrow 25%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 21%
XML
up arrow 3%
National Average
$52,000
Editing
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 17%
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