Technical Writer in New York Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $72,389 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Office, and Writing Procedures & Documentation.

$41,772 - $101,754
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$70K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,411
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Salary $41,772 - $101,754
Bonus $5,120
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$42,878 - $101,558
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 11 salaries. A Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working in New York?

Technical Writer in New York:
"Cost of livig."
Pros:
Cons: Cost of living, stress, commuting.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲23%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲24%

Microsoft Office
▲20%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲20%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲16%

HTML
▲5%

Editing
▲4%

National Average
$73,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%
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