Average Senior Technical Writer Salary

$84,415
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$62k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$119k

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer is $84,415

Base Salary
$62k - $119k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9k
Total Pay
$62k - $125k
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What Do Senior Technical Writers Do?

Senior Technical Writer Tasks
  • Organize, review, and write materials for clarity and message.
  • Standardize documentation for layout, style, and language, and create templates and scripts to automate as possible.
  • Work with project teams to create documentation for diverse groups.
  • Track revisions and edits, and maintain files.
  • Review and improve formatting and visual components, and select drawings and specifications.
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Job Satisfaction for Senior Technical Writer

3.9 out of 5
(233)
Highly Satisfied
39Reviews
Based on 233 responses, the job of Senior Technical Writer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.85 out of 5. On average, Senior Technical Writers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
60.5%
Male
38.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 570 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

80%

Vision

76%

None

15%