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

The average salary for a Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $58,784 per year.
Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Total Pay (?
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$42,316 - $86,123
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MEDIAN: $58,783
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Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Total Pay (?
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$15.63 - $50.95
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$42,316 - $86,123  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,973  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $2,873  
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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$39,852 - $96,449  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $50.95  
   
Overtime
$23.36 - $61.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $2,873  
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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$39,852 - $96,449  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 503
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 70%
Mountain View
up arrow 43%
San Jose
up arrow 42%
Chicago
up arrow 27%
San Francisco
up arrow 25%
Seattle
up arrow 22%
San Diego
up arrow 21%
Minneapolis
up arrow 15%
Washington
up arrow 8%
Portland
up arrow 4%
Houston
up arrow 2%
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
National Average
$60,000
Irvine
up arrow 3%
Austin
up arrow 6%
Phoenix
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 19%
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