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Senior Technical Writer Salaries

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5,993 SalariesUpdated Feb 20, 2018
Average Base Pay
$70,742/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$54K
Low
$71K
Average
$94K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,808
Range$889 - $10,519
How much does a Senior Technical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Senior Technical Writer is $70,742 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,993 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Technical Writer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Oracle
      $98,320/yr
      Range: $75K - $139K
      31 salaries
      $98,320
      $75K$139K
      Cisco Systems
      $108,001/yr
      Range: $89K - $125K
      25 salaries
      $108,001
      $89K$125K
      Microsoft
      $121,443/yr
      Range: $102K - $137K
      24 salaries
      $121,443
      $102K$137K
      IBM
      $98,332/yr
      Range: $76K - $150K
      17 salaries
      $98,332
      $76K$150K
      EMC
      $98,562/yr
      Range: $85K - $125K
      14 salaries
      $98,562
      $85K$125K
      VMware
      $111,206/yr
      Range: $100K - $137K
      13 salaries
      $111,206
      $100K$137K
      CA Technologies
      $93,826/yr
      Range: $70K - $127K
      13 salaries
      $93,826
      $70K$127K

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      Dell
      $94,107/yr
      Range: $81K - $116K
      10 salaries
      $94,107
      $81K$116K
      Amazon
      $124,531/yr
      Range: $86K - $158K
      9 salaries
      $124,531
      $86K$158K
      Salesforce
      $116,399/yr
      Range: $102K - $133K
      9 salaries
      $116,399
      $102K$133K
      National Instruments
      $68,132/yr
      Range: $64K - $72K
      9 salaries
      $68,132
      $64K$72K
      SAIC
      $85,651/yr
      Range: $64K - $94K
      8 salaries
      $85,651
      $64K$94K
      Medtronic
      $81,138/yr
      Range: $77K - $92K
      8 salaries
      $81,138
      $77K$92K
      Sun Microsystems
      $118,754/yr
      Range: $90K - $160K
      8 salaries
      $118,754
      $90K$160K
      CSC
      $75,724/yr
      Range: $61K - $93K
      7 salaries
      $75,724
      $61K$93K
      Juniper Networks
      $131,905/yr
      Range: $100K - $161K
      7 salaries
      $131,905
      $100K$161K
      Google
      $153,388/yr
      Range: $138K - $167K
      6 salaries
      $153,388
      $138K$167K
      Thomson Reuters
      $69,584/yr
      Range: $53K - $88K
      6 salaries
      $69,584
      $53K$88K
      Synopsys
      $101,368/yr
      Range: $98K - $106K
      6 salaries
      $101,368
      $98K$106K
      Microsoft
      $53/hr
      Range: $40 - $63
      5 salaries
      $53
      $40$63

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $55
      hourly
      A Senior Technical Writer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $55 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Contract
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $70,000
      per year
      A Senior Technical Writer in the Killeen, TX Area area reported making $70,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Killeen, TX Area area
      Contract
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $85,000
      per year
      A Senior Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $85,000
      per year
      A Senior Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $85,000
      per year
      A Senior Technical Writer in the Napa, CA Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Napa, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Public
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