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Technical Writer I Salaries

6,164 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$51,747 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,872
Range$664 - $8,679

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The national average salary for a Technical Writer I is $51,747 in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Writer I salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer I employees.

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Technical Writer I

Microsoft

$93,751/yr

Range: $85K - $102K

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$85K - $102K
$85K$102K

Technical Writer I

Unisys

$54,857/yr

Range: $51K - $59K

2 salaries

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$51K - $59K
$51K$59K

Technical Writer I

General Atomics

$58,105/yr

Range: $53K - $64K

2 salaries

About
$53K - $64K
$53K$64K

Technical Writer I - Hourly Contractor

Microsoft

$28/hr

Range: $27 - $29

1 employee salary or estimate

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$27 - $29hourly
$27$29

Technical Writer I

Southwest Airlines

$41,990/yr

Range: $40K - $44K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$40K - $44K
$40K$44K

Technical Writer I

Boston Scientific

$53,873/yr

Range: $52K - $56K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$52K - $56K
$52K$56K

Technical Writer I

Brocade

$56,565/yr

Range: $55K - $58K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$55K - $58K
$55K$58K

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Technical Writer I

SRA International

$46,587/yr

Range: $45K - $48K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$45K - $48K
$45K$48K

Technical Writer I - Hourly

SRA International

$24/hr

Range: $23 - $25

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$23 - $25hourly
$23$25

Technical Writer I

The Scripps Research Institute

$60,688/yr

Range: $58K - $63K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$58K - $63K
$58K$63K

Technical Writer I

Exelis

$43,429/yr

Range: $42K - $45K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$42K - $45K
$42K$45K

Technical Writer I - Hourly

Aquent

$16/hr

Range: $16 - $17

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$16 - $17hourly
$16$17

Technical Writer I - Hourly Contractor

Aquent

$29/hr

Range: $28 - $30

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$28 - $30hourly
$28$30

Technical Writer I

Frontier Airlines

$42,045/yr

Range: $40K - $44K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$40K - $44K
$40K$44K

Technical Writer I

Nutanix

$53,292/yr

Range: $51K - $55K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$51K - $55K
$51K$55K

Technical Writer I

Opower

$64,587/yr

Range: $61K - $67K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$61K - $67K
$61K$67K

Technical Writer I - Hourly

Kforce Government Solutions

$23/hr

Range: $23 - $24

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$23 - $24hourly
$23$24

Technical Writer I - Hourly

Alutiiq

$27/hr

Range: $26 - $27

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$26 - $27hourly
$26$27

Technical Writer I

TraceLink

$56,015/yr

Range: $53K - $58K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$53K - $58K
$53K$58K

Technical Writer I

TSI Incorporated

$50,510/yr

Range: $49K - $53K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$49K - $53K
$49K$53K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$54,911
per year
A Technical Writer/Editor I in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $54,911 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,306
per year
A Technical Writer 1 in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $80,306 per year
Additional Pay
$8k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$55,403
per year
A Technical Writer I in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $55,403 per year
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$53,292
per year
A Technical Writer I in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $53,292 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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