Technical Writer Salary in Dallas, Texas

Technical Writers in Dallas, Texas pull down an average of $51K per year. Although a majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, more than a third claim no health benefits at all. Most Technical Writers in Dallas report high levels of job satisfaction. Women account for the majority of Dallas Technical Writers who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,453 - $81,936
(Median)
$39K
$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,099
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$17.62 - $50.91
(Median)
$18
$32
$51
MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$39,453 - $81,936  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,268  
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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$39,214 - $99,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$17.62 - $50.91  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $49.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,268  
   
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).
)
$39,214 - $99,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 49%

XML
up arrow 21%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

National Average
$54,000

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 35%
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