$50,325
Avg. Salary
$26.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Technical Editor with Windows Operating System General Use skills is $26.45 per hour.

The median Technical Editor has a base pay of $50,325. Salaries generally range from $35k to $77k. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Windows Operating System General Use.
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MEDIAN $26.45
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MEDIAN $50,325
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$0$78K
Salary $35,310 - $77,239
Bonus $2,500
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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$35,516 - $78,526
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $16.56 - $39.50
Overtime $18.75 - $54.74
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $2,500
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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$35,516 - $78,526
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

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Key Stats for Technical Editor

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Technical Editor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%