The average salary for a Technical Writer in Detroit, Michigan is $50,000 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$43,056 - $82,427
$43K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,000
10%
50%
90%

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$17.69 - $33.06
$27
MEDIAN: $26.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$43,056 - $82,427  
   
Bonus
$1,800  
Total Pay (?
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$37,952 - $84,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$26.52  
   
Overtime
$55.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Bonus
$1,800  
   
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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$37,952 - $84,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Adobe Acrobat
0%

XML
0%

National Average
$51,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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