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.

$39,495 - $81,552
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$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,317
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$15.16 - $45.26
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MEDIAN: $24.32
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$0$86K
Salary $39,495 - $81,552
Bonus $508 - $5,174
Profit Sharing $408.51 - $24,468
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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$36,653 - $86,963
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 473
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $15.16 - $45.26
Overtime $19.80 - $46.13
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $508 - $5,174
Profit Sharing $408.51 - $24,468
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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$36,653 - $86,963
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 282

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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: $55,299

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲25%

▲8%

National Average
$55,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 23%
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