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Principal Technical Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$75,310/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,764
Range$829 - $11,690
How much does a Principal Technical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Principal Technical Writer is $75,310 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,993 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Technical Writer employees.

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      Oracle
      $98,600/yr
      Range: $84K - $120K
      23 salaries
      $98,600/yr
      $84K$120K
      Oracle
      $52/hr
      Range: $42 - $58
      15 salaries
      $52/hr
      $42$58
      EMC
      $104,000/yr
      Range: $97K - $131K
      5 salaries
      $104,000/yr
      $97K$131K
      CA Technologies
      $106,400/yr
      Range: $90K - $127K
      5 salaries
      $106,400/yr
      $90K$127K
      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 - $51
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      $39$51
      TIBCO Software
      $111,000/yr
      Range: $100K - $122K
      2 salaries
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      $100K - $122K
      $100K$122K
      Okta
      $164,500/yr
      Range: $154K - $174K
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      $154K - $174K
      $154K$174K
      IBM
      $123,749/yr
      Range: $120K - $130K
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      $120K - $130K
      $120K$130K
      Cisco Systems
      $130,391/yr
      Range: $126K - $137K
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      $126K - $137K
      $126K$137K
      HCL Technologies
      $72,801/yr
      Range: $70K - $75K
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      $70K - $75K
      $70K$75K
      Raytheon
      $96,500/yr
      Range: $92K - $100K
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      $92K - $100K
      $92K$100K
      VMware
      $50/hr
      Range: $48 - $52
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      $48$52
      Medtronic
      $104,000/yr
      Range: $101K - $108K
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      $101K - $108K
      $101K$108K
      Citrix
      $117,000/yr
      Range: $113K - $122K
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      $113K - $122K
      $113K$122K
      National Instruments
      $100,000/yr
      Range: $96K - $105K
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      $96K - $105K
      $96K$105K
      AbbVie
      $105,000/yr
      Range: $100K - $108K
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      $100K - $108K
      $100K$108K
      PTC
      $85,400/yr
      Range: $83K - $88K
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      $83K - $88K
      $83K$88K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $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
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $98,600
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $98,600 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $84,000
      per year
      A Principal Technical Writer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $84,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Atlanta, GA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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