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Principal Technical Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$91,662/yr
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$92K
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$116K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,246
Range$916 - $13,426
How much does a Principal Technical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Technical Writer is $91,662 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 4,939 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Technical Writer employees.

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      Oracle
      $99,800/yr
      Range: $84K - $121K
      24 salaries
      $99,800/yr
      $84K$121K
      Oracle
      $52/hr
      Range: $42 - $58
      15 salaries
      $52/hr
      $42$58
      CA Technologies
      $106,400/yr
      Range: $90K - $127K
      5 salaries
      $106,400/yr
      $90K$127K
      EMC
      $100,896/yr
      Range: $97K - $104K
      4 salaries
      $100,896/yr
      $97K$104K
      Symantec
      $96,415/yr
      Range: $85K - $118K
      4 salaries
      $96,415/yr
      $85K$118K
      Dell
      $107,000/yr
      Range: $100K - $114K
      3 salaries
      $107,000/yr
      $100K$114K
      Informatica
      $123,500/yr
      Range: $113K - $125K
      3 salaries
      $123,500/yr
      $113K$125K

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      EMC
      $45/hr
      Range: $39 - $52
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      $39 - $52
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      $39$52
      TIBCO Software
      $111,000/yr
      Range: $101K - $123K
      2 salaries
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      $101K - $123K
      $101K$123K
      Okta
      $164,500/yr
      Range: $154K - $177K
      2 salaries
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      $154K - $177K
      $154K$177K
      IBM
      $123,749/yr
      Range: $119K - $128K
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      $119K - $128K
      $119K$128K
      Cisco Systems
      $130,391/yr
      Range: $125K - $135K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $125K - $135K
      $125K$135K
      HCL Technologies
      $72,801/yr
      Range: $69K - $76K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $69K - $76K
      $69K$76K
      Raytheon
      $96,500/yr
      Range: $92K - $101K
      1 employee salary or estimate
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      $92K - $101K
      $92K$101K
      VMware
      $50/hr
      Range: $48 - $52
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      $48 - $52
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      $48$52
      Medtronic
      $104,000/yr
      Range: $100K - $109K
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      $100K - $109K
      $100K$109K
      Citrix
      $117,000/yr
      Range: $113K - $121K
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      $113K - $121K
      $113K$121K
      National Instruments
      $100,000/yr
      Range: $96K - $105K
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      $96K - $105K
      $96K$105K
      MicroStrategy
      $123,500/yr
      Range: $118K - $128K
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      $118K - $128K
      $118K$128K
      AbbVie
      $105,000/yr
      Range: $101K - $109K
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      $101K - $109K
      $101K$109K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $121,000
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $121,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $50
      hourly
      A Principal Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $50 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $96,500
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $96,500 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $127,000
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $127,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $5k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $105,000
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $105,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
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