Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Technical Writer make in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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Industry

$87,161 / yrTotal Pay
$81,755 / yrBase Pay
$5,407 / yrAdditional Pay

$87,161

 / yr
$55K$138K
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The estimated total pay for a Technical Writer is $87,161 per year in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area, with an average salary of $81,755 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $5,407 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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For Technical Writer in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

$87,161 /yr
Technical Writer
$109,444 /yr
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For Technical Writer in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

Some related job titles are Project Manager/Technical Writer Salaries with median pay of $108,934, Senior Technical Writer Salaries with median pay of $109,444, Technical Writer/Editor Salaries with median pay of $80,695, Technical Writing Salaries with median pay of $87,452.

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$126,063

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$148,435

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$128,974

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$126,987

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$143,389

 / yr

$133,795

 / yr

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$129,128

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$144,513

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What is the pay outlook for Arts & Design?

Jobs in arts & design are growing due to increased access to remote work. These jobs often require a bachelor’s degree and technical skills such as graphic design software, web-development and research. Salaries vary, as jobs tend to be short-term and contractual, offering workers flexible schedules and the opportunity to manage multiple projects at once.

How does the Technical writer salary in Raleigh-Durham, NC compare to the national average salary in US for the same job?

The average salary for a Technical writer in US is $68,555 per year based on 4,844 salary contributions, which is 3.34% less than the salary for a Technical writer in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The cost of living and the local demand for the work are among the factors affecting wages. The top 3 companies in US where a Technical writer gets the highest compensation are Intel Corporation, SMA, Inc. and Akima, LLC. Bigger companies typically pay 6.15% less than smaller companies for a Technical writer.

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Technical Editor

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 15+ years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 1-3 years

$79,040

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | <1 year

$36,000

/yr

Submitted4 days ago

<1 year
4 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 4-6 years

$55

/hr

Submitted5 days ago

4-6 years
5 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted6 days ago

1-3 years
6 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 4-6 years

$53,000

/yr

Submitted9 days ago

4-6 years
9 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted9 days ago

1-3 years
9 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

Submitted10 days ago

1-3 years
10 days ago
Technical Writer

Raleigh-Durham, NC

 | 10-14 years

$23

/hr

Submitted11 days ago

10-14 years
11 days ago

Technical Writer pay FAQ in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $81,755 per year in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area. Salaries estimates are based on 7847 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Technical Writer employees in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area.

The highest salary for a Technical Writer in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area is $127,963 per year.

The lowest salary for a Technical Writer in Raleigh-Durham, NC Area is $52,232 per year.

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