Technical Writer with Microsoft Word Skills Salary

A Technical Writer with Microsoft Word skills earns an average salary of $55,951 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$39,489 - $80,456
$39K
$56K
$80K
MEDIAN: $56,244
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.01 - $45.83
$15
$24
$46
MEDIAN: $24.26
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,489 - $80,456  
   
Bonus
$497.13 - $5,895  
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $24,240  
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).
)
$36,425 - $86,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 467
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.01 - $45.83  
   
Overtime
$20.46 - $46.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$497.13 - $5,895  
   
Profit Sharing
$412.17 - $24,240  
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).
)
$36,425 - $86,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 286

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Technical Writer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 414 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 170 salaries. A Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 79 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,151

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

▲25%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 24%
ADVERTISEMENT