Average Technical Writer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$58,277
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average salary for a Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia is $58,277.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$58k
90%
$82k
Is Technical Writer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Salary
$41k - $82k
Bonus
$515 - $13k
Total Pay
$35k - $86k
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Technical Writers Do?

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

Technical Writer Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Technical Writers?

Skills in Writing Procedures & Documentation and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Technical Writing and Editing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writers?

An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,185 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,409 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,555 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,678.
Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 29.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.4% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (13.6% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
17.0%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
11.7%