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Technical Writer Salary in Dallas, Texas

An average Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas can expect to take home roughly $54K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. Most Technical Writers in Dallas report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,305 - $79,463
(Median)
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54K
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MEDIAN: $53,905
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$16.98 - $51.32
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,305 - $79,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$38,568 - $97,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.98 - $51.32  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $49.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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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$38,568 - $97,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 28%