Technical Writer Salary in Portland, Oregon

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Portland, Oregon is $58,951 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe Acrobat and FrameMaker. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$40,443 - $73,361
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$73K
MEDIAN: $58,950
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$15.15 - $49.67
(Median)
$15
$25
$50
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,443 - $73,361  
   
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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$39,909 - $75,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $49.67  
   
Overtime
$33.69 - $43.56  
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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$39,909 - $75,768  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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 11%

HTML
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 6%
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