Technical Writer in New York Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $67,311 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Office, Adobe FrameMaker, Writing Procedures & Documentation, and Editing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,000 - $96,984
$44K
$67K
$97K
MEDIAN: $67,311
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$29.49 - $45.77
$32
MEDIAN: $32.50
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$44,000 - $96,984  
   
Bonus
$5,120  
Total Pay (?
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$47,801 - $98,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$32.50  
   
Overtime
$65.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Bonus
$5,120  
   
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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$47,801 - $98,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

National Average
$70,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲23%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲21%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲20%

Editing
▲14%

HTML
▲9%

National Average
$70,000

Microsoft Word
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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