$47,431
Avg. Salary
$20.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,987

Bonus

$3,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Technical Editor is $20.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Technical Editor is $47,431 per year.

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$15.02
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MEDIAN $47,431
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$0$65K
Salary $34,694 - $64,317
Bonus $294 - $5,310
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,280 - $65,967
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 147
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $15.02 - $29.92
Overtime $24.50 - $42.71
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $294 - $5,310
Profit Sharing $3,500
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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$34,280 - $65,967
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
18%

Skills That Affect Technical Editor Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲7%

HTML
▲5%

Technical Writing
▲4%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Editing
▼3%

Desktop Publishing
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%