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Technical Writer Salaries

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5,993 SalariesUpdated Jan 16, 2018
Average Base Pay
$58,990/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$44K
Low
$59K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

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

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

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Epic Systems Corporation (Wisconsin)
      $49,315/yr
      Range: $41K - $71K
      55 salaries
      $49,315/yr
      $41K$71K
      Wipro
      $74,074/yr
      Range: $61K - $88K
      30 salaries
      $74,074/yr
      $61K$88K
      MathWorks
      $75,501/yr
      Range: $64K - $113K
      19 salaries
      $75,501/yr
      $64K$113K
      Google
      $112,303/yr
      Range: $70K - $138K
      18 salaries
      $112,303/yr
      $70K$138K
      Hewlett-Packard
      $64,405/yr
      Range: $43K - $112K
      16 salaries
      $64,405/yr
      $43K$112K
      Larsen & Toubro
      $49,999/yr
      Range: $47K - $63K
      14 salaries
      $49,999/yr
      $47K$63K
      National Instruments
      $48,262/yr
      Range: $46K - $51K
      13 salaries
      $48,262/yr
      $46K$51K

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      Oracle
      $76,375/yr
      Range: $46K - $115K
      12 salaries
      $76,375/yr
      $46K$115K
      Qtech Solutions
      $57,917/yr
      Range: $51K - $63K
      11 salaries
      $57,917/yr
      $51K$63K
      Cisco Systems
      $97,534/yr
      Range: $77K - $118K
      11 salaries
      $97,534/yr
      $77K$118K
      NIIT
      $57,440/yr
      Range: $52K - $60K
      11 salaries
      $57,440/yr
      $52K$60K
      Fiserv
      $56,969/yr
      Range: $26K - $90K
      10 salaries
      $56,969/yr
      $26K$90K
      Amazon
      $86,790/yr
      Range: $75K - $97K
      10 salaries
      $86,790/yr
      $75K$97K
      TEKsystems
      $40/hr
      Range: $18 - $72
      9 salaries
      $40/hr
      $18$72
      Pacific West Corporation
      $49,736/yr
      Range: $39K - $71K
      9 salaries
      $49,736/yr
      $39K$71K
      Lockheed Martin
      $54,476/yr
      Range: $34K - $79K
      9 salaries
      $54,476/yr
      $34K$79K
      Infotech Valley
      $56,978/yr
      Range: $48K - $76K
      9 salaries
      $56,978/yr
      $48K$76K
      Marvell Semiconductor
      $73,635/yr
      Range: $57K - $85K
      8 salaries
      $73,635/yr
      $57K$85K
      Microsoft
      $105,737/yr
      Range: $82K - $126K
      8 salaries
      $105,737/yr
      $82K$126K
      Law Offices of Arthur Okada
      $30/hr
      Range: $28 - $34
      8 salaries
      $30/hr
      $28$34

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $30
      hourly
      A Technical Writer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $30 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Phoenix, AZ Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $52
      hourly
      A Technical Writer in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $52 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Seattle, WA Area area
      Contract
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Private Practice / Firm
      $102,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $102,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $63,000
      per year
      A Tech Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $63,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Contract
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $85,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $9k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Public
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