Experienced Technical Writer Salary

The average pay for an Experienced Technical Writer is $67,610 per year.

$49,525 - $97,370
$50K
$68K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,610
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$20.93 - $55.12
$21
$35
$55
MEDIAN: $35.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,525 - $97,370  
   
Bonus
$979 - $9,978  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,163  
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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$49,087 - $103,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 538
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.93 - $55.12  
   
Overtime
$29.22 - $57.84  
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
$979 - $9,978  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $5,163  
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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$49,087 - $103,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 236

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Visio
▲9%

XML
▲8%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲6%

Project Management
▲4%


RoboHelp
▲2%

HTML
▲2%

▲1%

FrameMaker
▲1%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

National Average
$70,000



Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Adobe Photoshop
▼5%

Adobe InDesign
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 24%