Technical Writer Salary with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $58,553 per year.
Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Total Pay (?
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$41,623 - $86,012
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $58,552
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Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Total Pay (?
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$15.39 - $50.32
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$41,623 - $86,012  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,861  
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $21,852  
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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$39,507 - $94,576  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 564
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.39 - $50.32  
   
Overtime
$23.23 - $60.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$251.68 - $21,852  
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).
)
$39,507 - $94,576  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 564
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
up arrow 43%
New York
up arrow 41%
San Francisco
up arrow 35%
Seattle
up arrow 28%
Chicago
up arrow 28%
Minneapolis
up arrow 19%
San Diego
up arrow 18%
Portland
up arrow 5%
up arrow 4%
Washington
up arrow 3%
Boston
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
National Average
$59,000
Austin
up arrow 5%
Irvine
up arrow 9%
Huntsville
up arrow 10%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 18%
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