Technical Writer Salary in Dallas, Texas

Median pay for Dallas Technical Writers lies in the neighborhood of $52K per year. Female Technical Writers in Dallas are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (64 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,591 - $82,079
(Median)
$40K
$52K
$82K
MEDIAN: $51,624
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50%
90%

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$17.62 - $50.91
(Median)
$18
$32
$51
MEDIAN: $31.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$39,591 - $82,079  
   
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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$39,305 - $99,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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 (?
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
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).
)
$39,305 - $99,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 48%

XML
up arrow 20%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

National Average
$54,000

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

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
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 34%
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