Technical Writer Salaries

6,164 SalariesUpdated Aug 12, 2020

Average Base Pay
$57,282 / yr
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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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Technical Writer

Apple

$109,033/yr

Range: $90K - $128K

151 salaries

$109,033/yr
$90K$128K

Technical Writer

Epic

$50,140/yr

Range: $44K - $76K

61 salaries

$50,140/yr
$44K$76K

Technical Writer

Wipro

$84,624/yr

Range: $61K - $90K

55 salaries

$84,624/yr
$61K$90K

Technical Writer

Google

$104,762/yr

Range: $66K - $189K

36 salaries

$104,762/yr
$66K$189K

Technical Writer

MathWorks

$83,145/yr

Range: $73K - $91K

26 salaries

$83,145/yr
$73K$91K

Technical Writer

ServiceNow

$69,978/yr

Range: $70K - $70K

21 salaries

$69,978/yr
$70K$70K

Technical Writer

Cisco Systems

$120,733/yr

Range: $83K - $121K

20 salaries

$120,733/yr
$83K$121K

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Technical Writer

Larsen & Toubro

$52,415/yr

Range: $50K - $74K

19 salaries

$52,415/yr
$50K$74K

Technical Writer

Amazon

$97,758/yr

Range: $75K - $107K

17 salaries

$97,758/yr
$75K$107K

Technical Writer

Hewlett-Packard

$65,387/yr

Range: $47K - $113K

17 salaries

$65,387/yr
$47K$113K

Technical Writer

Oracle

$83,772/yr

Range: $50K - $167K

14 salaries

$83,772/yr
$50K$167K

Technical Writer

SAIC

$57,741/yr

Range: $41K - $105K

13 salaries

$57,741/yr
$41K$105K

Technical Writer

Fiserv

$59,524/yr

Range: $28K - $97K

13 salaries

$59,524/yr
$28K$97K

Technical Writer

National Instruments

$51,357/yr

Range: $49K - $54K

13 salaries

$51,357/yr
$49K$54K

Technical Writer

Microsoft

$99,743/yr

Range: $87K - $131K

12 salaries

$99,743/yr
$87K$131K

Technical Writer

General Atomics

$64,077/yr

Range: $50K - $88K

12 salaries

$64,077/yr
$50K$88K

Technical Writer

NIIT

$63,287/yr

Range: $56K - $63K

11 salaries

$63,287/yr
$56K$63K

Technical Writer

General Dynamics Information Technology

$64,800/yr

Range: $44K - $92K

11 salaries

$64,800/yr
$44K$92K

Technical Writer - Hourly Contractor

TEKsystems

$39/hr

Range: $19 - $53

11 salaries

$39/hr
$19$53

Technical Writer

Qtech-Sol Professional Development Center

$64,433/yr

Range: $54K - $68K

11 salaries

$64,433/yr
$54K$68K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$58,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $58,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Technical Writer in the York-Hanover, PA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
York-Hanover, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$75,897
per year
A Technical Writer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $75,897 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$52,530
per year
A Technical Writer/Editor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $52,530 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$45
hourly
A Technical Writer in the Harrisburg, PA Area area reported making $45 per hour
Job Highlights
Harrisburg, PA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$44
hourly
A Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $44 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$61,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $61,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$96,137
per year
A Technical Writer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $96,137 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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