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Technical Writer Salaries in San Jose, CA

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470 SalariesUpdated Nov 14, 2017
Average Base Pay
$79,429/yr
27% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$52K
Low
$79K
Average
$107K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$4,293
Range$935 - $12,270
How much does a Technical Writer make in San Jose, CA?

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $79,429 in San Jose, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 470 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees in San Jose, CA.

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    $84,455/yr
    $79K$91K
    $92,820/yr
    $65K$120K
    $110,778/yr
    $94K$126K
    Niche Software Solutions
    $70,752/yr
    2 salaries
    $70,752/yr
    $68K$73K
    IBASE Technology (USA)
    $26/hr
    2 salaries
    $26/hr
    $25$27
    Lockheed Martin
    $32/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $32/hr
    $31$33
    Yahoo
    $26/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $26/hr
    $25$28

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    GE Healthcare
    $30/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $30/hr
    $29$31
    Marvell Semiconductor
    $82,150/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $82,150/yr
    $80K$86K
    Juniper Networks
    $119,359/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $119,359/yr
    $114K$125K
    Walmart eCommerce
    $70/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $70/hr
    $68$73
    Aruba Networks
    $102,907/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $102,907/yr
    $99K$107K
    Dolby
    $65/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $65/hr
    $62$68
    OmniVision Technologies
    $88,962/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $88,962/yr
    $86K$93K
    Cepheid
    $88,536/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $88,536/yr
    $84K$92K
    Narus
    $109,015/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $109,015/yr
    $105K$114K
    IP Infusion
    $91,572/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $91,572/yr
    $88K$94K
    SRA OSS
    $47/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $47/hr
    $45$48
    Unish Corp
    $88,544/yr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $88,544/yr
    $84K$92K
    Freeslate
    $47/hr
    1 employee salary or estimate
    $47/hr
    $46$50

    Recent Salary Reports

    Below are the most recent Technical Writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

    $62
    hourly
    A Technical Writer reported making $62 per hour
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Contract
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $88,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $88,000 per year
    Additional Pay
    $4k cash bonus
    $4k stock bonus
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Public
    $50
    hourly
    A Technical Writer reported making $50 per hour
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Contract
     
    501 to 1000 employees
    Company - Private
    $107,000
    per year
    A Tech Writer reported making $107,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    Full-time
    10000+ employees
     
    Company - Public
    $115,000
    per year
    A Technical Writer reported making $115,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
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