Senior Technical Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$68,482/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,502
Range$780 - $10,816
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The national average salary for a Senior Technical Writer is $68,482 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Technical Writer employees.

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Company
Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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Oracle
$100,179/yr
Range: $75K - $148K
38 salaries
$100,179/yr
$75K$148K
Microsoft
$131,100/yr
Range: $108K - $158K
28 salaries
$131,100/yr
$108K$158K
Cisco Systems
$114,711/yr
Range: $94K - $135K
26 salaries
$114,711/yr
$94K$135K
Amazon
$135,090/yr
Range: $92K - $186K
19 salaries
$135,090/yr
$92K$186K
IBM
$100,497/yr
Range: $72K - $162K
18 salaries
$100,497/yr
$72K$162K
VMware
$108,415/yr
Range: $101K - $135K
16 salaries
$108,415/yr
$101K$135K
CA Technologies
$89,255/yr
Range: $76K - $135K
16 salaries
$89,255/yr
$76K$135K

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Salesforce
$121,538/yr
Range: $111K - $140K
14 salaries
$121,538/yr
$111K$140K
EMC
$100,245/yr
Range: $92K - $134K
14 salaries
$100,245/yr
$92K$134K
Dell Technologies
$100,154/yr
Range: $86K - $124K
11 salaries
$100,154/yr
$86K$124K
Google
$158,952/yr
Range: $128K - $182K
11 salaries
$158,952/yr
$128K$182K
National Instruments
$73,799/yr
Range: $69K - $78K
9 salaries
$73,799/yr
$69K$78K
Lockheed Martin
$76,608/yr
Range: $60K - $96K
9 salaries
$76,608/yr
$60K$96K
Synopsys
$107,239/yr
Range: $97K - $134K
9 salaries
$107,239/yr
$97K$134K
SAIC
$93,205/yr
Range: $69K - $101K
8 salaries
$93,205/yr
$69K$101K
Philips
$98,754/yr
Range: $81K - $123K
8 salaries
$98,754/yr
$81K$123K
Sun Microsystems
$129,330/yr
Range: $94K - $172K
8 salaries
$129,330/yr
$94K$172K
Juniper Networks
$143,066/yr
Range: $104K - $171K
8 salaries
$143,066/yr
$104K$171K
Medtronic
$84,292/yr
Range: $81K - $98K
8 salaries
$84,292/yr
$81K$98K
Thomson Reuters
$74,979/yr
Range: $58K - $96K
8 salaries
$74,979/yr
$58K$96K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$154,500
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $154,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$84,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $84,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$85,488
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $85,488 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
$40k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$134,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $134,000 per year
Additional Pay
$38k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$79,831
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $79,831 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Lansing, MI Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$52
hourly
A Senior Technical Writer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $52 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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