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Technical Writer Salary in Austin, Texas

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $51,540 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$39,359 - $74,379
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$74K
MEDIAN: $51,539
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50%
90%

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$15.21 - $41.54
(Median)
$15
$25
$42
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,359 - $74,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
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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$39,659 - $77,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $41.54  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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).
)
$39,659 - $77,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

XML
up arrow 4%

National Average
$52,000

HTML
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 5%
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