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Technical Writer Salary in Denver, Colorado

The average Technical Writer in Denver, Colo. can expect to rake in roughly $53K annually. Most Technical Writers in Denver survey respondents are women (79 percent). Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, about one in four claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Technical Writers in Denver, Colo. is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$32,324 - $83,330
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,929
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$15.78 - $62.78
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$32,324 - $83,330  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$32,821 - $92,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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).
)
$32,821 - $92,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 22%

Editing
up arrow 14%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%

National Average
$57,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 25%