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Technical Writer Salary in Austin, Texas (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $50,860 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. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Editing and Writing Procedures & Documentation.
Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salary (?
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$37,753 - $72,423
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,859
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Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salary (?
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$14.95 - $41.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$37,753 - $72,423  
   
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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$36,210 - $74,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $41.16  
   
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).
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$36,210 - $74,460  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 46%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Editing
up arrow 17%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 12%
XML
up arrow 9%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%
National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 6%