Average Technical Writer with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

$60,724
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$43k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$88k

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $60,724

Base Salary
$43k - $88k
Bonus
$582 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$504 - $10k
Total Pay
$40k - $90k
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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
61.3%
Male
38.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

81%

Dental

76%

Vision

70%

None

18%