Technical Writer Salary in Houston, Texas (United States)

A Technical Writer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $51,527 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Technical Writer in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$35,071 - $76,095
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MEDIAN: $51,527
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Technical Writer in Houston, Texas Salary (?
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$16.15 - $49.62
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,071 - $76,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
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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$35,141 - $89,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.15 - $49.62  
   
Overtime
$25.77 - $62.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
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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$35,141 - $89,572  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$58,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 33%
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
FrameMaker
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%
RoboHelp
up arrow 1%
National Average
$58,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 6%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 29%