Technical Writer Salary in Houston, Texas

Technical Writers in Houston, Texas pull down an average of $54K annually. Although roughly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a strong majority do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. For the most part, Houston Technical Writers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Technical Writers in Houston (54 percent) survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$35,900 - $77,715

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.91 - $49.32

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$35,900 - $77,715  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$1,525 - $11,250  
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).
)
$34,888 - $89,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$13.91 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$25.42 - $60.91  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,525 - $11,250  
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).
)
$34,888 - $89,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 48
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Technical Writer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer in Houston, Texas

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $45K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $64K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Technical Writers in Houston make a median salary of $74K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $72K on average.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Technical Writer in Houston, Texas Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 23%


National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 13%


Microsoft Sharepoint Server
up arrow 7%


up arrow 6%

FrameMaker
up arrow 6%

HTML
up arrow 6%


Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

RoboHelp
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$58,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 25%
ADVERTISEMENT