Average Technical Writer with Technical Writing Skills Salary

$61,630
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$45k
MEDIAN
$62k
90%
$88k

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $61,630

Base Salary
$45k - $88k
Bonus
$507 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$489 - $6k
Total Pay
$41k - $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
61.1%
Male
37.7%
Prefer to self-define
1.2%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

77%

Vision

71%

None

17%