Technical Writer Salary in Portland, Oregon

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon is $58,514 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Adobe Acrobat is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,391 - $73,005
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$73K
MEDIAN: $58,513
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90%

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$15.21 - $49.33
(Median)
$15
$26
$49
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,391 - $73,005  
   
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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$39,909 - $74,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $49.33  
   
Overtime
$33.69 - $43.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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).
)
$39,909 - $74,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 12%

FrameMaker
up arrow 10%

HTML
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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