A Technical Writer earns an average salary of €45,574 per year. A skill in Adobe FrameMaker is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

€32,154 - €61,121
€32K
€46K
€61K
MEDIAN: €45,574
10%
50%
90%
€15.72 - €51.77
€47
MEDIAN: €47.00
50%
€0€64K
Salary €32,154 - €61,121
Bonus €983 - €4,750
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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€31,855 - €64,198
  • Country: Germany
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 90
Hourly Data €0€51
Hourly Rate €47.00
Annual Data €0€64K
Bonus €983 - €4,750
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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€31,855 - €64,198
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Technical Writer

Most of the time, technical writers work in offices full-time as salaried employees. They usually write instruction manuals and other documents in a way that will communicate complex, technical information in nontechnical language. They also develop, gather, and communicate technical information among customers, designers, production workers, and manufacturers.

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Technical Writer Tasks

  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Assist in layout work.
  • Gather and research information for use in technical documentation.

Technical Writer Pay By Employer

$0$151K

$84,356

Amazon.com Inc
20 profiles
$89,696

$54,470

CSRA Inc.
15 profiles
$50,731

Google, Inc.
14 profiles
$83,696

$40,452

$48,960

Microsoft Corp
11 profiles
$84,556

$66,770

$62,400

Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €45,969

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲22%

▲5%

National Average
€46,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries


▲5%

▲2%

National Average
€46,000


Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 44%