Average Technical Writer Salary in Germany

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The average salary for a Technical Writer in Germany is €47,722.
MEDIAN €47,722
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€33k - €69k

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Job Description for Technical Writer

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.

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Popular Skills for Technical Writer

Skills in Microsoft Office, HTML and Adobe FrameMaker are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation and Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €40,745 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €50,351 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €55,955 based on 21 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (13.2% less).

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