Average Technical Writer with Project Management Skills Salary

$63,475
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$2,986
Bonus
$3,500
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The average salary for a Technical Writer with Project Management skills is $63,475.
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$42k
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$63k
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$95k
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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 that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Technical Writing, 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 $45,996 based on 10 salaries. An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,872 based on 138 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,194 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,593 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,663.
Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 37.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (24.6% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (16.1% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (13.4% less) and Houston, Texas (10.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 349 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
39.5%
Mid Career
20.9%
Experienced
24.1%
Late Career
12.6%