Average Technical Writer with Adobe Acrobat Skills Salary

$60,328
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,078
Bonus
$4,199
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The average salary for a Technical Writer with Adobe Acrobat skills is $60,328.
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$42k
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$60k
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$85k
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$42k - $85k
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$598 - $10k
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$38k - $87k
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Technical Writer are from the companies CSRA Inc., Schneider Electric Ltd and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. where the average pay is $77,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Schneider Electric Ltd and Schenck, earning around $71,880 and $70,000, respectively. Southwest Airlines Co pays the lowest at around $45,042. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc and CSRA Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,000 and $62,250, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Technical Writers?

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

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 $47,674 based on 32 salaries. An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,881 based on 315 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,747 based on 173 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,890 based on 173 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,328.
Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 45.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (20.8% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (15.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.3% less), Houston, Texas (7.2% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 803 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.0%
Early Career
39.2%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
21.5%
Late Career
13.7%