The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $55,369 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing and Adobe Acrobat.

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MEDIAN: $55,368
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$41,883 - $75,221  
   
Bonus
$970 - $4,562  
Profit Sharing
$509  
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$43,026 - $77,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%


National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 23%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 19%

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 4%

FrameMaker
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Visio
0%

National Average
$57,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

XML
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 12%

Project Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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