Technical Writer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Pay for Technical Writers in Denver sits in the ballpark of $60K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Female Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,698 - $84,060
$45K
$60K
$84K
MEDIAN: $59,689
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$21.50 - $45.01
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MEDIAN: $42.96
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$42,247 - $91,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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$42,247 - $91,810  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Denver Technical Writers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $51K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $59K on average. For Technical Writers in Denver, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $64K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $86K.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Editing
▼6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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