Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $54,323 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are RoboHelp, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Microsoft Office.

$39,881 - $76,445
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,322
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$14.68 - $47.92
(Median)
$15
$31
$48
MEDIAN: $31.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,881 - $76,445  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,349  
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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$40,092 - $80,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $47.92  
   
Overtime
$25.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,349  
   
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).
)
$40,092 - $80,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

RoboHelp
up arrow 26%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 18%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 14%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%


FrameMaker
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 5%

National Average
$55,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 10%

XML
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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