Average Experienced Technical Writer Salary

$71,856
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$72k
90%
$97k

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $71,856

Base Salary
$50k - $97k
Bonus
$710 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$497 - $15k
Total Pay
$50k - $103k
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What Do Technical Writers Do?

Technical Writer Tasks
  • Gather and research information for use in technical documentation.
  • Assist in layout work.
  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
56.9%
Male
42.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 390 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

72%

Vision

67%

None

22%