The average salary for a Technical Writer in Cleveland, Ohio is $53,597 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$35,479 - $84,895
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$35K
$54K
$85K
MEDIAN: $53,596
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,479 - $84,895  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
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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$35,590 - $83,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$24.05  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$35,590 - $83,391  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 2%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$53,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 10%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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