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Technical Writer Salary in Austin, Texas

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $50,757 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job.
$36,439 - $72,209
(Median)
$36K
$51K
$72K
MEDIAN: $50,756
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90%

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$14.90 - $41.34
(Median)
$15
$23
$41
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,439 - $72,209  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,635  
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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$35,717 - $74,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $41.34  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $2,635  
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).
)
$35,717 - $74,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Editing
up arrow 14%

XML
up arrow 9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 9%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 6%