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Technical Writer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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485 SalariesUpdated Jul 5, 2016
Average Base Pay
$74,464/yr
26% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$50K
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$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.

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    BAE Systems USA
    $56/hr
    Range: $54 - $58
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $54 - $58
    hourly
    $54$58
    KLA-Tencor
    $45/hr
    Range: $43 - $47
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $43 - $47
    hourly
    $43$47
    JDSU
    $31/hr
    Range: $29 - $32
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $29 - $32
    hourly
    $29$32
    HEAT Software
    $104,612/yr
    Range: $100K - $109K
    1 employee salary or estimate
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    $100K - $109K
    $100K$109K
    West Valley Staffing Group
    $51/hr
    Range: $49 - $53
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $49 - $53
    hourly
    $49$53
    Casetronic Engineering Group
    $42/hr
    Range: $40 - $43
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $40 - $43
    hourly
    $40$43
    Cisco Systems
    $87,216/yr
    Range: $83K - $91K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $83K - $91K
    $83K$91K

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    Cisco Systems
    $65/hr
    Range: $62 - $68
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $62 - $68
    hourly
    $62$68
    Cisco Systems
    $101,377/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $105K
    $97K$105K
    Cisco Systems
    $60/hr
    Range: $57 - $62
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $57 - $62
    hourly
    $57$62
    KLA-Tencor
    $110,652/yr
    Range: $105K - $114K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $105K - $114K
    $105K$114K
    IXYS
    $91,020/yr
    Range: $88K - $96K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $88K - $96K
    $88K$96K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $55
    hourly
    A Technical Writer reported making $55 per hour
    Job Highlights
    8-10 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $109,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $109,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $20k cash bonus
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $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
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