Average Technical Writer Salary in Dallas, Texas

$62,579
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$2,000
Bonus
$4,299
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The average salary for a Technical Writer in Dallas, Texas is $62,579.
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$42k
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$63k
90%
$89k
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$42k - $89k
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$598 - $9k
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$41k - $92k
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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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Technical Writers?

Skills in Writing Procedures & Documentation, Microsoft Office and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Acrobat 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 $43,865 based on 5 salaries. An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,029 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,897 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,510 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,965.
Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.3% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.9% less), Houston, Texas (5.4% less) and Austin, Texas (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 96 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
40.6%
Mid Career
27.1%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
9.4%