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Average Base Pay
$78,740/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,871
Range$848 - $12,072
How much does a Principal Technical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Technical Writer is $78,740 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Technical Writer employees.

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      Oracle
      $100,412/yr
      Range: $81K - $128K
      26 salaries
      $100,412/yr
      $81K$128K
      Oracle
      $55/hr
      Range: $45 - $61
      15 salaries
      $55/hr
      $45$61
      EMC
      $111,553/yr
      Range: $102K - $115K
      5 salaries
      $111,553/yr
      $102K$115K
      CA Technologies
      $112,962/yr
      Range: $97K - $129K
      5 salaries
      $112,962/yr
      $97K$129K
      Symantec
      $102,770/yr
      Range: $92K - $127K
      4 salaries
      $102,770/yr
      $92K$127K
      Dell Technologies
      $111,327/yr
      Range: $105K - $121K
      3 salaries
      $111,327/yr
      $105K$121K
      Informatica
      $130,108/yr
      Range: $121K - $133K
      3 salaries
      $130,108/yr
      $121K$133K

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      EMC
      $47/hr
      Range: $42 - $53
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      $42$53
      TIBCO Software
      $116,884/yr
      Range: $108K - $129K
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      $108K - $129K
      $108K$129K
      Hexagon
      $72,889/yr
      Range: $68K - $78K
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      $68K - $78K
      $68K$78K
      RSA Security
      $110,599/yr
      Range: $106K - $115K
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      $106K - $115K
      $106K$115K
      Okta
      $170,408/yr
      Range: $163K - $179K
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      $163K - $179K
      $163K$179K
      IBM
      $132,302/yr
      Range: $126K - $138K
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      $126K - $138K
      $126K$138K
      Cisco Systems
      $136,435/yr
      Range: $131K - $142K
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      $131K$142K
      HCL Technologies
      $76,945/yr
      Range: $73K - $80K
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      Raytheon
      $98,219/yr
      Range: $95K - $102K
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      Salesforce
      $193,823/yr
      Range: $184K - $203K
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      VMware
      $53/hr
      Range: $51 - $56
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      $51 - $56
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      $51$56
      Medtronic
      $112,657/yr
      Range: $107K - $116K
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      $107K$116K
      Citrix
      $125,497/yr
      Range: $121K - $130K
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      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $74,672
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $74,672 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Huntsville, AL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $60
      hourly
      A Principal Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $60 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $69,147
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $69,147 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $193,823
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $193,823 per year
      Additional Pay
      $20k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $126,909
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $126,909 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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