Denver Technical Writers pull down an average of $60K per year. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction for Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. is extremely high. There are more female Technical Writers in Denver who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 67 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$40,439 - $93,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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$42.96  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
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$40,439 - $93,124  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
667,608
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
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Technical Writers in Denver. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $51K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $61K. Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $64K. Technical Writers in Denver who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $89K.

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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 17%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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