A Technical Writer with Proposal Writing skills earns an average salary of $59,406 per year.

$39,491 - $82,229
$39K
$59K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,406
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90%

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$15.48 - $55.00
$15
$25
$55
MEDIAN: $24.80
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,491 - $82,229  
   
Bonus
$478.53 - $5,208  
Profit Sharing
$7,742  
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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$37,058 - $94,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $55.00  
   
Overtime
$29.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$478.53 - $5,208  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,742  
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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$37,058 - $94,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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