A Technical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $56,101 per year.

$43,915 - $73,397
$44K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $56,100
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Salary
$43,915 - $73,397  
   
Bonus
$1,526  
Profit Sharing
$1,100  
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$42,352 - $75,439  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$57,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
0%

National Average
$57,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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