Technical Writer Salary in New York (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $58,967 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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$35,047 - $103,168
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $58,967
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Technical Writer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$14.58 - $51.39
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,047 - $103,168  
   
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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$32,154 - $112,097  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.58 - $51.39  
   
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).
)
$32,154 - $112,097  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

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

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 39%
HTML
up arrow 31%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
National Average
$60,000
Editing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 21%
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