Technical Writer in Los Angeles Salary

A Technical Writer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $62,476 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are HTML and Adobe Photoshop.

$50,491 - $87,514
$50K
$65K
$88K
MEDIAN: $64,508
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.41 - $36.00
$29
MEDIAN: $29.30
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$88K
Salary $50,491 - $87,514
Bonus $2,017
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).
)
$42,404 - $88,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $29.30
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$88K
Bonus $2,017
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).
)
$42,404 - $88,660
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $64,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 13 salaries. A 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 $93,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲44%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Experienced
▼4%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
▲30%

Adobe Photoshop
▲17%

National Average
$64,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼3%

Editing
▼4%

Adobe Illustrator
▼22%

Microsoft Word
▼22%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼22%

Microsoft Excel
▼22%

Adobe Acrobat
▼22%

Microsoft Office
▼34%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 13%
ADVERTISEMENT