The average Technical Writer with RoboHelp skills can expect to rake in roughly $60K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $6K and $9K, respectively — total cash payment to Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills can bottom out near $42K or peak near $92K depending on individual performance. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Work is enjoyable for Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,089 - $82,747
$41K
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$83K
MEDIAN: $59,594
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$19.95 - $48.76
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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 (?
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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.


Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $49K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $60K. For Technical Writers with RoboHelp skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $72K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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