Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $54,172 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 Microsoft Word.

$40,129 - $73,126
(Median)
$40K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $54,172
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$15.10 - $41.75
(Median)
$15
$25
$42
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,129 - $73,126  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
Profit Sharing
$2,470  
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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$40,601 - $76,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $41.75  
   
Overtime
$34.43  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,918  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,470  
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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$40,601 - $76,057  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 28%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 7%

FrameMaker
up arrow 7%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

XML
up arrow 4%

National Average
$55,000

HTML
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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