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Technical Writer Salary in Portland, Oregon

A Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon earns an average salary of $58,514 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe Acrobat, FrameMaker, and HTML. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$40,391 - $73,216
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$73K
MEDIAN: $58,513
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$15.00 - $62.00
(Median)
$15
$25
$62
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,391 - $73,216  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
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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$39,673 - $74,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $62.00  
   
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,949  
   
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).
)
$39,673 - $74,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 14%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 14%

HTML
up arrow 11%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
$58,000

Editing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 4%