Based on 877 responses, the job of Technical Writer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.85 out of 5. On average, Technical Writers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Technical Writer?
"Doing the best work for the best company ever."
Pros: Flexible work hours, friendly management, awesome colleagues, the MD feels like your colleague and nor your boss.
Cons: I am the only technical writer working on several projects and the work load can become too much during deadlines.
"A Great Place."
Technical Writer in Santa Barbara:
Pros: Healthy view of the work/life balance, respectful coworkers, relaxed work environment, encouraging superiors, freedom to grow
Cons: Sometimes there is poor communication where people don’t always know what they are responsible for, its difficult to live near work on my current wages without roommates/can’t afford home ownership
Pros: Completely core side and challenging in aviation field.
Cons: The pay is not good for my work which needs to be more than getting now.
"Open Culture, People Are Easily Reachable."
Pros: I like the independent ownership for the work which I am doing currently with less interference of others.
Cons: My manager is not good. Is very biased towards few favorite people.
Pros: The material in network security is very interesting to work with and I'm always on my toes.
Cons: It can be monotonous and very demanding. Many late hours to meet deadlines.
Follow the jobs and the money. For every programming language you can comprehend, add $10k to annual salary, as a tech writer. These really brilliant software engineers are creating these amazing pieces of software and churn out machine-generated documentation to accompany it. There are many other markets where a technical writer can be successful but you will continually find work if you specialize with software.
Pros: I good at technical skills.
Cons: Technology outdated.