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Technical Writer Salary in Austin, Texas

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $51,347 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on 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.

$38,293 - $74,544
(Median)
$38K
$51K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,346
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50%
90%

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$15.45 - $40.80
(Median)
$15
$23
$41
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,293 - $74,544  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,872  
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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$35,247 - $76,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.45 - $40.80  
   
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 - $5,872  
   
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).
)
$35,247 - $76,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$51,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Editing
up arrow 13%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 10%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 9%

XML
up arrow 6%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 4%