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Technical Writer Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $51,747 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, RoboHelp, Adobe InDesign, and FrameMaker.
Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary (?
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$38,950 - $77,130
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,746
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Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary (?
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$15.30 - $47.92
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48
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,950 - $77,130  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
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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$38,576 - $80,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.30 - $47.92  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
   
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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$38,576 - $80,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%
Experienced
up arrow 37%
National Average
$54,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 29%
RoboHelp
up arrow 21%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 18%
FrameMaker
up arrow 15%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
National Average
$54,000
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Editing
up arrow 6%
XML
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%