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Technical Writer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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470 SalariesUpdated Jul 5, 2016
Average Base Pay
$79,429/yr
27% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$52K
Low
$79K
Average
$107K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,293
Range$935 - $12,270
How much does a Technical Writer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $79,429 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 470 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    Average Base Salary in (USD)
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    BAE Systems USA
    $56/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $56/hr
    $53$58
    KLA-Tencor
    $45/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $45/hr
    $44$47
    JDSU
    $31/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $31/hr
    $30$32
    HEAT Software
    $104,981/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $104,981/yr
    $102K$110K
    West Valley Staffing Group
    $50/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $50/hr
    $49$53
    Casetronic Engineering Group
    $41/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $41/hr
    $40$43
    $103,680/yr
    $98K$110K

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    Cisco Systems
    $87,653/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $87,653/yr
    $84K$90K
    Cisco Systems
    $65/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $65/hr
    $63$68
    Cisco Systems
    $60/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $60/hr
    $57$62
    KLA-Tencor
    $110,869/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $110,869/yr
    $107K$116K
    IXYS
    $91,737/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $91,737/yr
    $87K$95K

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Technical Writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $62
    hourly
    A Technical Writer reported making $62 per hour
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Contract
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $88,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $88,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    $4k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $50
    hourly
    A Technical Writer reported making $50 per hour
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Contract
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $107,000
    per year
    A Tech Writer reported making $107,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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