$56,249
Avg. Salary
$27.26
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Technical Editor is $27.26 per hour.

The average pay for a Technical Editor is $56,249 per year.

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$0$84K
Salary $39,031 - $82,478
Bonus $101 - $6,750
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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$39,803 - $84,966
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data $0$66
Hourly Rate $19.16 - $42.49
Overtime $20.16 - $66.16
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $101 - $6,750
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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$39,803 - $84,966
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Technical Editor

The technical editor helps ensure their organization's technical writing is accurate and understandable. Specific tasks performed by technical editors vary by company, but commonly these professionals use various text editing and annotation programs - as well as creative tools and suites - to edit technical documents; they also fact-check and collaborate with technical professionals on the technical documents being produced. Physical requirements for the work are generally limited to long hours of work on computers, both typing and reading content. Technical editors usually work full time in an office environment during regular business hours, although overtime or longer shifts may be required for time-sensitive projects.

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Technical Editor Tasks
  • Proofread, revise, rewrite, and edit technical information including research reports, scientific and technical publications, and user manuals, etc.
  • Propose titles of written works.

Technical Editor Job Listings

Key Stats for Technical Editor

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%

Skills That Affect Technical Editor Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲4%

Technical Writing
▲3%

Desktop Publishing
▲2%

HTML
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

National Average
$57,000

Editing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 12%