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Senior Technical Writer Salaries

1,504 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

Average Base Pay
$96,746 / yr
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How much does a Senior Technical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Senior Technical Writer is $96,746 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,504 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Technical Writer employees.

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Senior Technical Writer

Oracle

$102,186/yr

Range: $73K - $152K

47 salaries

$102,186/yr
$73K$152K

Senior Technical Writer

Microsoft

$135,198/yr

Range: $106K - $171K

33 salaries

$135,198/yr
$106K$171K

Senior Technical Writer

Cisco Systems

$115,364/yr

Range: $89K - $139K

30 salaries

$115,364/yr
$89K$139K

Senior Technical Writer

Amazon

$139,913/yr

Range: $108K - $173K

23 salaries

$139,913/yr
$108K$173K

Senior Technical Writer

IBM

$100,547/yr

Range: $80K - $166K

22 salaries

$100,547/yr
$80K$166K

Senior Technical Writer

VMware

$113,029/yr

Range: $93K - $147K

21 salaries

$113,029/yr
$93K$147K

Senior Technical Writer

Salesforce

$120,613/yr

Range: $111K - $144K

18 salaries

$120,613/yr
$111K$144K

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Senior Technical Writer

CA Technologies

$100,400/yr

Range: $78K - $139K

16 salaries

$100,400/yr
$78K$139K

Senior Technical Writer

EMC

$101,889/yr

Range: $94K - $137K

14 salaries

$101,889/yr
$94K$137K

Senior Technical Writer

MathWorks

$104,558/yr

Range: $88K - $136K

13 salaries

$104,558/yr
$88K$136K

Senior Technical Writer

Google

$162,305/yr

Range: $117K - $187K

12 salaries

$162,305/yr
$117K$187K

Senior Technical Writer

Dell Technologies

$100,132/yr

Range: $89K - $128K

11 salaries

$100,132/yr
$89K$128K

Senior Technical Writer

Thomson Reuters

$80,750/yr

Range: $59K - $112K

11 salaries

$80,750/yr
$59K$112K

Senior Technical Writer

SAIC

$95,702/yr

Range: $72K - $105K

10 salaries

$95,702/yr
$72K$105K

Senior Technical Writer

Philips

$99,637/yr

Range: $83K - $127K

10 salaries

$99,637/yr
$83K$127K

Senior Technical Writer

National Instruments

$75,931/yr

Range: $72K - $80K

10 salaries

$75,931/yr
$72K$80K

Senior Technical Writer

Juniper Networks

$146,280/yr

Range: $107K - $176K

9 salaries

$146,280/yr
$107K$176K

Senior Technical Writer

Lockheed Martin

$78,661/yr

Range: $62K - $99K

9 salaries

$78,661/yr
$62K$99K

Senior Technical Writer

Fiserv

$75,611/yr

Range: $49K - $103K

9 salaries

$75,611/yr
$49K$103K

Senior Technical Writer

Synopsys

$110,897/yr

Range: $100K - $137K

9 salaries

$110,897/yr
$100K$137K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior technical writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$51
hourly
A Senior Technical Writer in the Hickory, NC Area area reported making $51 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hickory, NC Area area
 
Contract
Government
$113,150
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $113,150 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
$2k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$45
hourly
A Senior Technical Editor in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $45 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$71,500
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $71,500 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$90,600
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $90,600 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$69,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $69,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$113,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $113,000 per year
Additional Pay
$60k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55
hourly
A Senior Technical Writer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $55 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$145,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $145,000 per year
Additional Pay
$24k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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