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Technical Writer Salary in Denver, Colorado

The average Denver Technical Writer earns approximately $52K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Job satisfaction for Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. is high. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Denver Technical Writers making up 77 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,107 - $85,431
(Median)
$32K
$52K
$85K
MEDIAN: $51,502
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50%
90%

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$15.78 - $62.78
(Median)
$16
$34
$63
MEDIAN: $33.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$32,107 - $85,431  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
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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$32,645 - $94,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.78 - $62.78  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,040  
   
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).
)
$32,645 - $94,613  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 69%

Experienced
up arrow 31%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 30%

Editing
up arrow 20%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%

National Average
$55,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 24%