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Technical Writer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts is $60,597 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Writing Procedures & Documentation, RoboHelp, and FrameMaker.

$46,431 - $85,614
(Median)
$46K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,597
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$20.13 - $86.42
(Median)
$20
$40
$86
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$46,431 - $85,614  
   
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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$46,238 - $91,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$29$58$87
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $86.42  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
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).
)
$46,238 - $91,200  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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.

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 32%

RoboHelp
up arrow 28%

FrameMaker
up arrow 22%

HTML
up arrow 6%

National Average
$62,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%