Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $57,629 per year.

$40,520 - $83,933
(Median)
$41K
$58K
$84K
MEDIAN: $57,629
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$15.21 - $48.40
(Median)
$15
$26
$48
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,520 - $83,933  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,277  
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $13,395  
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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$38,287 - $88,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 962
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $48.40  
   
Overtime
$21.41 - $50.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,277  
   
Profit Sharing
$387.83 - $13,395  
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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$38,287 - $88,494  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 428
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,562

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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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