Top Paying Companies for Technical Writer in San Jose, CA | Glassdoor

Technical Writer Salaries in San Jose, CA

About This Data
485 SalariesUpdated Dec 13, 2017
Average Base Pay
$74,464/yr
26% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$50K
Low
$74K
Average
$101K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,120
Range$904 - $11,708
How much does a Technical Writer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $74,464 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 485 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees in San Jose, CA.

Are you paid fairly?

Get a free, personalized salary estimate based on today's market
Get Your Estimate
Loading Jobs ...

Salaries by Company

SortPopular | Most Reports | Salary
Filter by Location
or
Search for Specific Employer
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Company
    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
    Low
    High
    Cisco Systems
    $103,014/yr
    Range: $77K - $129K
    8 salaries
    $103,014/yr
    $77K$129K
    IBM
    $106,333/yr
    Range: $95K - $117K
    3 salaries
    $106,333/yr
    $95K$117K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $100,156/yr
    Range: $97K - $103K
    3 salaries
    $100,156/yr
    $97K$103K
    Selectiva
    $83,322/yr
    Range: $71K - $94K
    3 salaries
    $83,322/yr
    $71K$94K
    Cisco Systems
    $63/hr
    Range: $36 - $89
    2 salaries
    About
    $36 - $89
    hourly
    $36$89
    TEKsystems
    $62/hr
    Range: $49 - $75
    2 salaries
    About
    $49 - $75
    hourly
    $49$75
    Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Supermicro)
    $81,419/yr
    Range: $67K - $95K
    2 salaries
    About
    $67K - $95K
    $67K$95K

    Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Salary

    A10 Networks
    $53,082/yr
    Range: $50K - $55K
    2 salaries
    About
    $50K - $55K
    $50K$55K
    IBM
    $128,770/yr
    Range: $124K - $134K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $124K - $134K
    $124K$134K
    Oracle
    $77,534/yr
    Range: $74K - $80K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $74K - $80K
    $74K$80K
    Oracle
    $66/hr
    Range: $63 - $70
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $63 - $70
    hourly
    $63$70
    Cisco Systems
    $44/hr
    Range: $43 - $46
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $43 - $46
    hourly
    $43$46
    Lockheed Martin
    $27/hr
    Range: $27 - $29
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $27 - $29
    hourly
    $27$29
    EMC
    $76,352/yr
    Range: $74K - $79K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $74K - $79K
    $74K$79K
    Adobe
    $131,581/yr
    Range: $127K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $138K
    $127K$138K
    Stryker
    $80,179/yr
    Range: $78K - $84K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $78K - $84K
    $78K$84K
    Boston Scientific
    $64,590/yr
    Range: $63K - $68K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $63K - $68K
    $63K$68K
    Westinghouse
    $85,113/yr
    Range: $82K - $89K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $82K - $89K
    $82K$89K
    Cadence Design Systems
    $137,388/yr
    Range: $132K - $143K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $143K
    $132K$143K
    Altera
    $124,951/yr
    Range: $120K - $131K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $120K - $131K
    $120K$131K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $70,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $70,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $75,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $75,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $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
    Don't Miss Out On a Job You Love
    Upload a resume to easily apply to jobs from anywhere. It's simple to set up.