Technical Writer Salary in Portland, Oregon (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon is $59,721 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salary (?
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$39,280 - $73,850
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $59,721
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Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salary (?
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$15.15 - $49.67
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,280 - $73,850  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$38,673 - $86,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $49.67  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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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$38,673 - $86,186  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 10%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 10%
HTML
up arrow 7%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 2%
National Average
$60,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Editing
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
34%
female alumni
 
Male
66%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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