Technical Writer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $60,415 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, and HTML.

$47,294 - $86,104

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$16.11 - $86.42

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$47,294 - $86,104  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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$45,612 - $91,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$16.11 - $86.42  
   
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Total Pay (?
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$45,612 - $91,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 34%

FrameMaker
up arrow 30%

RoboHelp
up arrow 28%

HTML
up arrow 18%

National Average
$62,000

Editing
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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