The average salary for a Technical Writer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $54,045 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Project Management, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Photoshop.

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MEDIAN: $54,044
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,911 - $72,614  
   
Bonus
$2,050  
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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$33,192 - $76,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$27.00  
   
Overtime
$39.74  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,050  
   
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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$33,192 - $76,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 32%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 32%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 14%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$55,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 12%

HTML
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 24%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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