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Technical Writer/Editor Salaries

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5,993 SalariesUpdated Jan 30, 2018
Average Base Pay
$58,990/yr
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$44K
Low
$59K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,181
Range$728 - $9,663
How much does a Technical Writer/Editor make?

The national average salary for a Technical Writer/Editor is $58,990 in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,993 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer/Editor employees.

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      General Atomics
      $64,149/yr
      Range: $53K - $91K
      7 salaries
      $64,149
      $53K$91K
      Northrop Grumman
      $60,410/yr
      Range: $45K - $95K
      6 salaries
      $60,410
      $45K$95K
      Lockheed Martin
      $59,720/yr
      Range: $42K - $76K
      4 salaries
      $59,720
      $42K$76K
      SAIC
      $66,011/yr
      Range: $60K - $74K
      4 salaries
      $66,011
      $60K$74K
      L3 Technologies
      $61,880/yr
      Range: $60K - $67K
      4 salaries
      $61,880
      $60K$67K
      Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
      $38,833/yr
      Range: $34K - $49K
      3 salaries
      $38,833
      $34K$49K
      National Instruments
      $52,774/yr
      Range: $45K - $59K
      3 salaries
      $52,774
      $45K$59K

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      IBM
      $95,287/yr
      Range: $48K - $140K
      2 salaries
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      $48K - $140K
      $48K$140K
      NIH
      $84,194/yr
      Range: $79K - $91K
      2 salaries
      About
      $79K - $91K
      $79K$91K
      Genentech
      $76,159/yr
      Range: $70K - $83K
      2 salaries
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      $70K - $83K
      $70K$83K
      US Department of Defense
      $68,270/yr
      Range: $61K - $75K
      2 salaries
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      $61K - $75K
      $61K$75K
      Engility
      $72,409/yr
      Range: $56K - $88K
      2 salaries
      About
      $56K - $88K
      $56K$88K
      Cobham
      $49,079/yr
      Range: $41K - $58K
      2 salaries
      About
      $41K - $58K
      $41K$58K
      Aquent
      $38/hr
      Range: $29 - $48
      2 salaries
      About
      $29 - $48
      hourly
      $29$48
      Vencore
      $44,709/yr
      Range: $36K - $55K
      2 salaries
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      $36K - $55K
      $36K$55K
      US Geological Survey
      $59,531/yr
      Range: $46K - $73K
      2 salaries
      About
      $46K - $73K
      $46K$73K
      IACE Travel
      $45,783/yr
      Range: $44K - $48K
      2 salaries
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      $44K - $48K
      $44K$48K
      MAX CONSULTING GROUP
      $24/hr
      Range: $23 - $25
      2 salaries
      About
      $23 - $25
      hourly
      $23$25
      TarrenPoint
      $49,380/yr
      Range: $38K - $60K
      2 salaries
      About
      $38K - $60K
      $38K$60K
      Ming Pao (new York)
      $22/hr
      Range: $20 - $24
      2 salaries
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      $20 - $24
      hourly
      $20$24

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $71,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $71,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Huntsville, AL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $120,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $54,864
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $54,864 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $35,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Pittsburgh, PA Area area reported making $35,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $43k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      Pittsburgh, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      $87,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $87,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
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