Technical Writer in Boise Salary

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Boise, Idaho is $47,013 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are FrameMaker and XML.

$26,356 - $59,180
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MEDIAN: $47,013
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$26,175 - $57,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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$26,175 - $57,525  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Boise, Idaho

Ada County, Idaho
218,280
Male:
110,099 (50.4%)
Female:
108,181 (49.6%)
Boise (/bɔɪsi/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Idaho, as well as the county seat of Ada County. Located on the Boise River in southwestern Idaho, the population of Boise at the 2010 Census was 205,671, the 99th largest in the nation. Its estimated population in 2013 was 214,237. The Boise-Nampa metropolitan area, also known as the Treasure Valley, includes five counties with a combined population of 664,422, the most populous metropolitan area in Idaho. It contains the state's three largest cities; Boise, Nampa, and Meridian. Boise is the third most populous metropolitan area in the United States' Pacific Northwest region, behind Seattle and Portland. Etymology Accounts differ about the origin of the name. One account credits Capt. B.L.E. Bonneville of the U.S. Army as its source. After trekking for weeks through dry and rough terrain, his exploration party reached an overlook with a view of the...
Boise:
$55,309
Idaho:
$48,275
$864
Boise:
$209,900
Idaho:
$176,300
3.8%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

FrameMaker
▲13%

XML
▲11%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲8%

Adobe Acrobat
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%

Editing
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

HTML
▼12%

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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