Technical Writer Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$57,282/yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$3,117
Range$716 - $9,446
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The national average salary for a Technical Writer is $57,282 in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,164 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees.

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Epic
$49,447/yr
Range: $44K - $76K
61 salaries
$49,447/yr
$44K$76K
Wipro
$77,425/yr
Range: $61K - $101K
30 salaries
$77,425/yr
$61K$101K
Google
$110,881/yr
Range: $42K - $200K
24 salaries
$110,881/yr
$42K$200K
MathWorks
$80,436/yr
Range: $73K - $120K
21 salaries
$80,436/yr
$73K$120K
Amazon
$97,134/yr
Range: $75K - $106K
17 salaries
$97,134/yr
$75K$106K
Hewlett-Packard
$67,618/yr
Range: $47K - $120K
17 salaries
$67,618/yr
$47K$120K
Oracle
$83,238/yr
Range: $50K - $166K
14 salaries
$83,238/yr
$50K$166K

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Larsen & Toubro
$50,906/yr
Range: $50K - $66K
14 salaries
$50,906/yr
$50K$66K
SAIC
$57,373/yr
Range: $41K - $105K
13 salaries
$57,373/yr
$41K$105K
National Instruments
$51,030/yr
Range: $49K - $54K
13 salaries
$51,030/yr
$49K$54K
Fiserv
$58,432/yr
Range: $28K - $96K
12 salaries
$58,432/yr
$28K$96K
NIIT
$62,883/yr
Range: $55K - $63K
11 salaries
$62,883/yr
$55K$63K
General Dynamics Information Technology
$64,387/yr
Range: $44K - $91K
11 salaries
$64,387/yr
$44K$91K
Qtech-Sol Professional Development Center
$64,022/yr
Range: $53K - $67K
11 salaries
$64,022/yr
$53K$67K
RCM Technologies
$21/hr
Range: $17 - $24
10 salaries
$21/hr
$17$24
General Atomics
$68,143/yr
Range: $50K - $88K
10 salaries
$68,143/yr
$50K$88K
Lockheed Martin
$57,776/yr
Range: $37K - $84K
10 salaries
$57,776/yr
$37K$84K
Reynolds and Reynolds
$42,138/yr
Range: $35K - $49K
10 salaries
$42,138/yr
$35K$49K
Cisco Systems
$97,078/yr
Range: $62K - $138K
10 salaries
$97,078/yr
$62K$138K
TEKsystems
$39/hr
Range: $19 - $77
10 salaries
$39/hr
$19$77

Recent Salary Reports

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

$21
hourly
A Technical Writer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$106,700
per year
A Technical Writer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $106,700 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
$1 stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the Chattanooga, TN Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chattanooga, TN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$53,430
per year
A Technical Writer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $53,430 per year
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$58,000
per year
A Technical Writer/Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$53,430
per year
A Technical Writer in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $53,430 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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