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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Technical Writer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$99,759 / yrTotal Pay
$82,057 / yrBase Pay
$17,702 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,759

 / yr
$56K$248K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Technical Writer is $99,759 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $82,057 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 $17,702 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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What are some related job titles for Senior Technical Writer?

Some related job titles are Lead Technical Writer Salaries with median pay of $94,077, Principal Technical Writer Salaries with median pay of $104,105, Proposal Writer Salaries with median pay of $92,250, Technical Publications Manager Salaries with median pay of $93,786.

What are total pay estimates for a Senior Technical Writer at different companies?

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Oracle
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Senior Technical WriterSee 48 salaries from all locations11,303 open jobs

$110,048

 / yr

$109,517

 / yr

$102,893

 / yr

$111,491

 / yr

$110,902

 / yr

$99,239

 / yr

$110,313

 / yr

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$98,875

 / yr

$103,754

 / yr

$112,957

 / yr

$102,317

 / yr

$98,697

 / yr

$101,601

 / yr

$102,834

 / yr

$95,608

 / yr

$98,925

 / yr

$96,717

 / yr

$100,938

 / yr

$99,942

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$96,822

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Recent senior technical writer Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$3,060

/hr

$60 | $3K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Senior Analyst Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$77,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$111,000

/yr

$104K | $7K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$183,000

/yr

$175K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$101,400

/yr

$93K | $8K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$87,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Senior Technical Editor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$65,559

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Senior Technical Writer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Senior Technical Writer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Technical Writer is $82,057 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2152 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Technical Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Technical Writer in United States is $125,782 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Technical Writer in United States is $53,532 per year.

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