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Technical Writer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $61,088 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are RoboHelp and FrameMaker.
$49,128 - $86,553
(Median)
$49K
$61K
$87K
MEDIAN: $61,087
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$20.42 - $58.72
(Median)
$20
$29
$59
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$49,128 - $86,553  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Total Pay (?
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$47,641 - $92,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$20.42 - $58.72  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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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$47,641 - $92,499  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Experience Affects Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$62,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

RoboHelp
up arrow 27%

FrameMaker
up arrow 19%

HTML
up arrow 8%

National Average
$62,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%

Editing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%