Technical Writer Salary in Portland, Oregon (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon is $61,113 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Total Pay (?
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$40,020 - $74,440
(Median)
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61K
74K
MEDIAN: $61,112
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Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Total Pay (?
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$15.13 - $49.67
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$40,020 - $74,440  
   
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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$38,508 - $87,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $49.67  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$38,508 - $87,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
National Average
$62,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 7%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 7%
HTML
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$62,000
Editing
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 13%
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