Technical Writer Salary in Austin, Texas

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $52,238 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 Editing.

$39,291 - $73,119
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $52,238
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$15.21 - $41.54
(Median)
$15
$25
$42
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,291 - $73,119  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,133  
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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$39,582 - $76,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $41.54  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,133  
   
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).
)
$39,582 - $76,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 30%

Editing
up arrow 11%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 9%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

FrameMaker
up arrow 4%

XML
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

HTML
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 4%
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