Technical Writer Salary in New York, New York (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $60,092 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation and HTML. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Technical Writer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$35,108 - $102,884
(Median)
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60K
84K
100K
MEDIAN: $60,092
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Technical Writer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$14.54 - $51.66
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,108 - $102,884  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $10,365  
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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$34,410 - $112,428  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $51.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$484.79 - $10,365  
   
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).
)
$34,410 - $112,428  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$62,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 66%
HTML
up arrow 24%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%
Editing
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$62,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%
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