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Technical Writer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A Technical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $58,508 per year.

$36,241 - $77,877
(Median)
$36K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,508
10%
50%
90%

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$16.40 - $80.88
(Median)
$16
$28
$81
MEDIAN: $28.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,241 - $77,877  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,967  
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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$36,832 - $83,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $80.88  
   
Overtime
$24.45 - $49.13  
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 - $9,967  
   
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).
)
$36,832 - $83,775  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

National Average
$59,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 17%
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