Experienced Technical Writer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Technical Writer is $67,473 per year.

$49,557 - $96,666
$50K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,473
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90%

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$21.32 - $55.51
$21
$35
$56
MEDIAN: $35.32
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,557 - $96,666  
   
Bonus
$971 - $10,000  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,208  
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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$49,269 - $103,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 565
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.32 - $55.51  
   
Overtime
$29.25 - $58.18  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$971 - $10,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,208  
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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$49,269 - $103,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 248

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
10-19 years
80%
20 years or more
20%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
▲7%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲5%

Microsoft Visio
▲5%

Project Management
▲3%


RoboHelp
▲2%

▲1%

FrameMaker
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$70,000

Adobe Acrobat
▼1%


Adobe Photoshop
▼6%

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Adobe InDesign
▼7%

Adobe Illustrator
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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