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: $54,045
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$18.00 - $35.61
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MEDIAN: $21.95
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Salary
$30,911 - $72,614  
   
Bonus
$3,439  
Total Pay (?
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$32,718 - $75,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$21.95  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$3,439  
   
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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$32,718 - $75,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
600,154
Male:
286,315 (47.7%)
Female:
313,839 (52.3%)
Milwaukee (/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/, /ˈmwɔːki/) is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. According to the 2010 census, Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,043,904 as of an official 2014 estimate. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s, with Poles and other immigrants arriving in the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the...
Milwaukee:
$37,495
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$802
Milwaukee:
$114,000
Wisconsin:
$168,300
5.7%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
045
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 44%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 29%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 24%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 7%

National Average
$50,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 11%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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