Technical Writer in New York Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $59,940 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are HTML and Writing Procedures & Documentation. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$39,582 - $93,515
(Median)
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$60K
$94K
MEDIAN: $59,940
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$15.21 - $50.51
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$51
MEDIAN: $29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,582 - $93,515  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,574  
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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$38,864 - $101,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $50.51  
   
Overtime
$60.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $19,574  
   
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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$38,864 - $101,559  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 26%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 12%

Editing
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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