Technical Writer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $61,690 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are FrameMaker and HTML.
Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$48,433 - $87,569
(Median)
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88K
MEDIAN: $61,689
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Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$20.68 - $56.50
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,433 - $87,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
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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$46,954 - $93,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 54
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.68 - $56.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
   
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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$46,954 - $93,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%
National Average
$63,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 25%
HTML
up arrow 12%
National Average
$63,000
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Editing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 10%