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Technical Writer Salary in New York

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $57,796 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.

$39,063 - $97,444
(Median)
$39K
$58K
$97K
MEDIAN: $57,796
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$14.79 - $50.68
(Median)
$15
$28
$51
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,063 - $97,444  
   
Bonus
$970 - $10,256  
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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$35,674 - $104,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $50.68  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$970 - $10,256  
   
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).
)
$35,674 - $104,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in New York, New York Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

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

HTML
up arrow 32%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 23%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

National Average
$58,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 18%
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