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Technical Writer/Editor Salaries

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5,993 SalariesUpdated May 25, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$58,990/yr
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$44K
Low
$59K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,181
Range$728 - $9,663
How much does a Technical Writer/Editor make?

The national average salary for a Technical Writer/Editor is $58,990 in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Writer/Editor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,993 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer/Editor employees.

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      General Atomics
      $64,043/yr
      Range: $53K - $91K
      8 salaries
      $64,043
      $53K$91K
      Northrop Grumman
      $59,494/yr
      Range: $45K - $95K
      7 salaries
      $59,494
      $45K$95K
      Lockheed Martin
      $59,720/yr
      Range: $42K - $76K
      4 salaries
      $59,720
      $42K$76K
      L3 Technologies
      $61,880/yr
      Range: $60K - $67K
      4 salaries
      $61,880
      $60K$67K
      SAIC
      $66,011/yr
      Range: $60K - $74K
      4 salaries
      $66,011
      $60K$74K
      Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE
      $38,833/yr
      Range: $34K - $49K
      3 salaries
      $38,833
      $34K$49K
      National Instruments
      $52,774/yr
      Range: $45K - $59K
      3 salaries
      $52,774
      $45K$59K

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      IBM
      $94,882/yr
      Range: $48K - $140K
      2 salaries
      About
      $48K - $140K
      $48K$140K
      Genentech
      $76,416/yr
      Range: $70K - $81K
      2 salaries
      About
      $70K - $81K
      $70K$81K
      NIH
      $85,237/yr
      Range: $80K - $89K
      2 salaries
      About
      $80K - $89K
      $80K$89K
      US Department of Defense
      $67,508/yr
      Range: $62K - $75K
      2 salaries
      About
      $62K - $75K
      $62K$75K
      Bechtel
      $26/hr
      Range: $24 - $29
      2 salaries
      About
      $24 - $29
      hourly
      $24$29
      Engility
      $71,605/yr
      Range: $56K - $89K
      2 salaries
      About
      $56K - $89K
      $56K$89K
      CACI International
      $76,084/yr
      Range: $70K - $83K
      2 salaries
      About
      $70K - $83K
      $70K$83K
      Cobham
      $48,976/yr
      Range: $40K - $58K
      2 salaries
      About
      $40K - $58K
      $40K$58K
      Aquent
      $38/hr
      Range: $29 - $48
      2 salaries
      About
      $29 - $48
      hourly
      $29$48
      Vencore
      $44,948/yr
      Range: $36K - $55K
      2 salaries
      About
      $36K - $55K
      $36K$55K
      US Geological Survey
      $59,629/yr
      Range: $46K - $74K
      2 salaries
      About
      $46K - $74K
      $46K$74K
      IACE Travel
      $46,168/yr
      Range: $44K - $48K
      2 salaries
      About
      $44K - $48K
      $44K$48K
      MAX CONSULTING GROUP
      $24/hr
      Range: $23 - $24
      2 salaries
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      $23 - $24
      hourly
      $23$24

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $32
      hourly
      A Technical Writer in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $32 per hour
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Philadelphia, PA Area area
      Contract
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $85,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $45
      hourly
      A Technical Writer in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $45 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Contract
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $65,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $65,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Government
      $46
      hourly
      A Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $46 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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