Dallas Technical Writers can expect to earn an average of $50K annually. Most Technical Writers in Dallas report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and half receive dental plans. Women Technical Writers in Dallas, Texas who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$39,791 - $87,093
(Median)
$40K
$50K
$87K
MEDIAN: $50,420
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50%
90%

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$19.93 - $47.04
(Median)
$20
$25
$47
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,791 - $87,093  
   
Bonus
$1,024  
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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$41,199 - $93,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$19.93 - $47.04  
   
Overtime
$30.65  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,024  
   
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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$41,199 - $93,376  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 4%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$52,000

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

XML
up arrow 4%

Editing
up arrow 9%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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