Salary: Technical Writer in San Jose, CA | Glassdoor

Technical Writer Salaries in San Jose, CA Area

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485 SalariesUpdated Apr 8, 2018
Average Base Pay
$74,464/yr
26% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$50K
Low
$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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    Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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    Cisco Systems
    $103,014/yr
    Range: $77K - $129K
    8 salaries
    $103,014
    $77K$129K
    Thermo Fisher Scientific
    $100,156/yr
    Range: $97K - $103K
    3 salaries
    $100,156
    $97K$103K
    Selectiva
    $83,322/yr
    Range: $71K - $94K
    3 salaries
    $83,322
    $71K$94K
    IBM
    $112,317/yr
    Range: $103K - $122K
    2 salaries
    About
    $103K - $122K
    $103K$122K
    About
    $36 - $89
    hourly
    $36$89
    About
    $49 - $75
    hourly
    $49$75
    Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Supermicro)
    $80,806/yr
    Range: $67K - $96K
    2 salaries
    About
    $67K - $96K
    $67K$96K

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    A10 Networks
    $53,191/yr
    Range: $51K - $56K
    2 salaries
    About
    $51K - $56K
    $51K$56K
    IBM
    $129,840/yr
    Range: $123K - $133K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $123K - $133K
    $123K$133K
    Oracle
    $77,761/yr
    Range: $74K - $80K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $74K - $80K
    $74K$80K
    Oracle
    $66/hr
    Range: $64 - $69
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $64 - $69
    hourly
    $64$69
    Cisco Systems
    $45/hr
    Range: $42 - $47
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $42 - $47
    hourly
    $42$47
    Lockheed Martin
    $27/hr
    Range: $26 - $29
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $26 - $29
    hourly
    $26$29
    EMC
    $76,232/yr
    Range: $74K - $79K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $74K - $79K
    $74K$79K
    Adobe
    $132,103/yr
    Range: $127K - $138K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $127K - $138K
    $127K$138K
    Stryker
    $80,550/yr
    Range: $77K - $84K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $84K
    $77K$84K
    Boston Scientific
    $64,970/yr
    Range: $63K - $68K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $63K - $68K
    $63K$68K
    Westinghouse
    $85,091/yr
    Range: $81K - $89K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $81K - $89K
    $81K$89K
    Cadence Design Systems
    $137,181/yr
    Range: $132K - $142K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $132K - $142K
    $132K$142K
    FICO
    $75,138/yr
    Range: $72K - $78K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $72K - $78K
    $72K$78K

    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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