Technical Writer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $61,830 per year. A skill in FrameMaker is associated with high pay for this job.
Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$46,478 - $83,978
(Median)
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62K
77K
MEDIAN: $61,829
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Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$21.11 - $53.72
(Median)
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34
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54
MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$46,478 - $83,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
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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$46,861 - $93,873  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$21.11 - $53.72  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,899  
   
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).
)
$46,861 - $93,873  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 15%
HTML
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$65,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Editing
up arrow 6%
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Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 17%
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