Senior Technical Writer with Adobe InDesign Skills Salary

With approximately three-fifths of Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills is $67K annually and can range from $52K on the lower end to $117K per year near the higher end. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and the larger part have vision insurance, as well. Female Senior Technical Writers with Adobe InDesign skills make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,003 - $111,716
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MEDIAN: $69,536
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$25.34 - $73.97
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$0$118K
Salary $50,003 - $111,716
Bonus $1,021 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $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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$52,400 - $118,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $25.34 - $73.97
Overtime $40.66
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $1,021 - $14,681
Profit Sharing $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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$52,400 - $118,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Senior Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Senior Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 32 salaries. A Senior Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%