Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $61,492 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, HTML, RoboHelp, and FrameMaker.

$46,051 - $85,617
(Median)
$46K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $61,491
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$15.34 - $84.35
(Median)
$15
$39
$84
MEDIAN: $39.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,051 - $85,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$43,805 - $91,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$15.34 - $84.35  
   
Overtime
$30.49  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$43,805 - $91,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 31%

HTML
up arrow 28%

RoboHelp
up arrow 25%

FrameMaker
up arrow 20%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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