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Technical Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$61,448/yr
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$45K
Low
$61K
Average
$84K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,271
Range$746 - $9,968
How much does a Technical Writer make?

The national average salary for a Technical Writer is $61,448 in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,317 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      High
      Epic
      $46,736/yr
      Range: $41K - $71K
      59 salaries
      $46,736/yr
      $41K$71K
      Wipro
      $72,621/yr
      Range: $61K - $88K
      30 salaries
      $72,621/yr
      $61K$88K
      Google
      $114,134/yr
      Range: $70K - $138K
      19 salaries
      $114,134/yr
      $70K$138K
      MathWorks
      $73,000/yr
      Range: $64K - $113K
      19 salaries
      $73,000/yr
      $64K$113K
      Hewlett-Packard
      $57,871/yr
      Range: $43K - $112K
      16 salaries
      $57,871/yr
      $43K$112K
      Amazon
      $90,654/yr
      Range: $71K - $100K
      14 salaries
      $90,654/yr
      $71K$100K
      Larsen & Toubro
      $48,138/yr
      Range: $47K - $63K
      14 salaries
      $48,138/yr
      $47K$63K

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      Oracle
      $77,343/yr
      Range: $46K - $115K
      13 salaries
      $77,343/yr
      $46K$115K
      National Instruments
      $47,936/yr
      Range: $46K - $51K
      13 salaries
      $47,936/yr
      $46K$51K
      Qtech Solutions
      $60,542/yr
      Range: $51K - $63K
      11 salaries
      $60,542/yr
      $51K$63K
      NIIT
      $59,784/yr
      Range: $52K - $60K
      11 salaries
      $59,784/yr
      $52K$60K
      SAIC
      $58,779/yr
      Range: $40K - $98K
      11 salaries
      $58,779/yr
      $40K$98K
      Cisco Systems
      $99,707/yr
      Range: $77K - $118K
      10 salaries
      $99,707/yr
      $77K$118K
      TEKsystems
      $37/hr
      Range: $18 - $72
      10 salaries
      $37/hr
      $18$72
      Fiserv
      $60,072/yr
      Range: $26K - $90K
      10 salaries
      $60,072/yr
      $26K$90K
      Lockheed Martin
      $50,500/yr
      Range: $34K - $79K
      9 salaries
      $50,500/yr
      $34K$79K
      Microsoft
      $95,620/yr
      Range: $81K - $126K
      9 salaries
      $95,620/yr
      $81K$126K
      Pacific West Corporation
      $39,354/yr
      Range: $39K - $71K
      9 salaries
      $39,354/yr
      $39K$71K
      Marvell Semiconductor
      $76,200/yr
      Range: $57K - $85K
      9 salaries
      $76,200/yr
      $57K$85K
      Reynolds and Reynolds
      $41,000/yr
      Range: $31K - $47K
      9 salaries
      $41,000/yr
      $31K$47K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $100,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $10k stock bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $71,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $71,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $26
      hourly
      A Technical Writer/Editor in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $26 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Columbus, OH Area area
      Contract
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $55,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $60,000
      per year
      A Technical Writer in the Kansas City, MO Area area reported making $60,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Kansas City, MO Area area
      Contract
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
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