Pay for Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills sits in the ballpark of $60K annually. Final cash compensation to Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills varies from around $42K to approximately $92K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $9K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,089 - $82,747
(Median)
$41K
$60K
$83K
MEDIAN: $59,594
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90%

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$19.95 - $48.76
(Median)
$20
$34
$49
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,089 - $82,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,423  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $9,200  
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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$42,189 - $91,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.95 - $48.76  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $60.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,423  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $9,200  
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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$42,189 - $91,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $49K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills see a median salary of $72K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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