Technical Writer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Median pay for Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. lies in the neighborhood of $58K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. There are far more female Technical Writers in Denver who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 80 percent. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,385 - $84,642
$44K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $57,585
10%
50%
90%

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$30.00 - $45.01
$43
MEDIAN: $42.96
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$0$91K
Salary $44,385 - $84,642
Bonus $1,965
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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$46,417 - $91,998
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $42.96
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $1,965
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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$46,417 - $91,998
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 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

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 $51,000 based on 9 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 $59,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 6 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 $86,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

Adobe Acrobat
▲1%

National Average
$59,000

Editing
▼5%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 13%
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