Technical Writer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $61,101 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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$48,151 - $85,596
(Median)
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61K
77K
86K
MEDIAN: $61,101
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Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$20.68 - $56.50
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$48,151 - $85,596  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
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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$46,668 - $93,374  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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 - $5,182  
   
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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$46,668 - $93,374  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%
National Average
$63,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 24%
HTML
up arrow 9%
National Average
$63,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%
Editing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 11%
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