Technical Writer in Huntsville, Alabama Salary

A Technical Writer in Huntsville, Alabama earns an average salary of $49,910 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe Illustrator and HTML. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$32,722 - $71,539
$33K
$55K
$72K
MEDIAN: $55,216
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50%
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$14.78 - $24.01
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary $32,722 - $71,539
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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$31,968 - $70,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $19.00
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$70K
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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$31,968 - $70,212
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Huntsville, Alabama

Madison County, Alabama
189,114
Male:
91,764 (48.5%)
Female:
97,350 (51.5%)
Huntsville is a city located primarily in Madison County in the central part of the far northern region of Alabama. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County. The city extends west into neighboring Limestone County. Huntsville's population was 180,105 as of the 2010 census. Huntsville is the fourth-largest city in Alabama and the largest city in the five-county Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL Combined Statistical Area, which at the 2013 census estimate had a total population of 683,871. The Huntsville Metropolitan Area's population was 417,593 in 2010 to become the 2nd largest in Alabama. Huntsville metro's population reached 441,000 by 2014. It grew across nearby hills north of the Tennessee River, adding textile mills, then munitions factories, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the United States Army Aviation and Missile Command nearby at the Redstone Arsenal. The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Huntsville to its "America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations...
Huntsville:
$46,769
Alabama:
$44,765
$745
Huntsville:
$175,100
Alabama:
$134,100
4.1%

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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 $41,000 based on 22 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 $57,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 5 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 $61,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Late-Career
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$50,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Illustrator
▲16%

HTML
▲11%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼4%

Adobe Acrobat
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼10%

XML
▼10%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Microsoft Word
▼18%

Editing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 23%
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