Technical Writer Salary in Austin, Texas

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin, Texas is $51,985 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in FrameMaker is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,219 - $73,329
(Median)
$39K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,984
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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
$39,219 - $73,329  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,137  
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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$39,501 - $75,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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 - $4,137  
   
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).
)
$39,501 - $75,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Austin, Texas Salaries

Editing
up arrow 10%

FrameMaker
up arrow 10%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 7%

XML
up arrow 3%

National Average
$53,000

HTML
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
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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