Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. take home approximately $60K annually on average. For the most part, Technical Writers in Denver enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Denver Technical Writers survey participants are largely women, dominating at 63 percent. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,275 - $82,940
$41K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,689
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$21.50 - $45.01
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MEDIAN: $42.96
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$39,768 - $91,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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$39,768 - $91,437  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 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
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $51K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $60K on average. Denver Technical Writers bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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 3 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 44%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

National Average
$60,000

Editing
up arrow 6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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