The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Freelance Writer, Technical is $73.70.
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$63,728 - $254,466
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Job Description for Freelance Writer, Technical
A freelance technical writer creates operations manuals and other technical documents for organizations on a freelance basis. The language used in these documents - such as technical concepts, processes and other information - often must be simplified for the end user while remaining accurate. However, in other cases, the freelance technical writer creates documents for professionals who are familiar with technical terms. In either case, it is important to have a strong comprehension of technica…Read more
Freelance Writer, Technical Tasks
- Write technical documents including user manuals, scientific or technical publications, web content, and reports.
- Research technical information, products, and processes.
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Pay by Experience Level for Freelance Writer, Technical
An early career Freelance Writer, Technical with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.78 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Freelance Writer, Technical with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51.92 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Freelance Writer, Technical with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60.00 based on 8 salaries.
Years of Experience
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