Salary: Lead Technical Writer in San Jose, CA | Glassdoor

Lead Technical Writer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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470 SalariesUpdated May 4, 2017
Average Base Pay
$97,005/yr
25% above national average
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$66K
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$97K
Average
$131K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$5,115
Range$1,065 - $14,051
How much does a Lead Technical Writer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Lead Technical Writer is $97,005 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 470 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Technical Writer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    IBM
    $129,487/yr
    Range: $125K - $135K
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    $125K - $135K
    $125K$135K
    Cadence Design Systems
    $105,808/yr
    Range: $101K - $111K
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    $101K - $111K
    $101K$111K
    BMC Software
    $125,763/yr
    Range: $120K - $129K
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    $120K - $129K
    $120K$129K
    Xicato
    $72/hr
    Range: $69 - $74
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    $69 - $74
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    $69$74
    IBM
    $142,445/yr
    Range: $137K - $148K
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    $137K - $148K
    $137K$148K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $107,249
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $107,249 per year
    Additional Pay
    $5k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Los Angeles, CA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $65,000
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $65,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Phoenix, AZ Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Contract
    $72,000
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $72,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Birmingham, AL Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $109,000
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $109,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $3k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Seattle, WA Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $85,000
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $85,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Denver, CO Area area
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $90,000
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $6k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Boston, MA Area area
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $47,500
    per year
    A Lead Technical Writer in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $47,500 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Dayton, OH Area area
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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