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Technical Writer Salary in Dallas, Texas

An average Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas can expect to take home roughly $52K annually. Most Technical Writers in Dallas, Texas report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by a majority. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,722 - $81,797
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $52,249
10%
50%
90%

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$17.35 - $51.06
(Median)
$17
$32
$51
MEDIAN: $31.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$39,722 - $81,797  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$39,305 - $99,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.35 - $51.06  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $49.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
   
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).
)
$39,305 - $99,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 60%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%

Editing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 33%
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