Average Technical Writer Salary in New York, New York

$69,001
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$6,000
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The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York, New York is $69,001.
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$43k
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$69k
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$104k
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Microsoft Word, Editing and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writers?

An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,228 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,743 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,782 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,683.
Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (15.5% less) and Austin, Texas (12.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Early Career
37.1%
Mid Career
27.6%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
13.3%