Technical Writer Salaries

Updated 7 Dec 2022
$71,670 /yr
Average Base Pay

6,404 salaries

$47T

Low

$72T

Average

$1L

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$4,413Range$830 - $23,471

How much does a Technical Writer make? The national average salary for a Technical Writer is $71,670 in United States. Filter by location to see Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 6,404 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees.

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$71,670 /yr
Technical Writer
$1,04,448 /yr
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$1,02,127 /yr
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Apple
4.2

Apple

Technical Writer

$1,22,290

 /yr
Range: $76T - $2L

$76T

$2L

$75,598 - $1,70,034 Range

Epic
3.2

Epic

Technical Writer

$57,697

 /yr
Range: $51T - $81T

$51T

$81T

$51,448 - $80,533 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Technical Writer

$1,25,864

 /yr
Range: $54T - $2L

$54T

$2L

$53,502 - $2,25,940 Range

Wipro
3.8

Wipro

Technical Writer

$1,00,781

 /yr
Range: $68T - $1L

$68T

$1L

$68,259 - $1,03,446 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Technical Writer

$72,174

 /yr
Range: $43T - $89T

$43T

$89T

$42,862 - $89,465 Range

ServiceNow
4.5

ServiceNow

Technical Writer

$78,486

 /yr
Range: $72T - $1L

$72T

$1L

$72,053 - $1,21,589 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Technical Writer

$1,05,000

 /yr
Range: $70T - $2L

$70T

$2L

$69,552 - $1,57,665 Range

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MathWorks
4.4

MathWorks

Technical Writer

$1,02,067

 /yr
Range: $89T - $1L

$89T

$1L

$88,701 - $1,38,534 Range

SAIC
4.1

SAIC

Technical Writer

$72,772

 /yr
Range: $46T - $1L

$46T

$1L

$46,005 - $1,22,922 Range

Lockheed Martin
4.1

Lockheed Martin

Technical Writer

$70,391

 /yr
Range: $53T - $95T

$53T

$95T

$53,408 - $95,142 Range

Oracle
3.9

Oracle

Technical Writer

$92,956

 /yr
Range: $56T - $2L

$56T

$2L

$56,041 - $1,84,446 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Technical Writer

$1,35,412

 /yr
Range: $70T - $2L

$70T

$2L

$70,180 - $1,72,785 Range

Fiserv
3.2

Fiserv

Technical Writer

$67,495

 /yr
Range: $43T - $96T

$43T

$96T

$42,763 - $95,856 Range

Medtronic
4.0

Medtronic

Technical Writer

$74,413

 /yr
Range: $62T - $99T

$62T

$99T

$61,839 - $98,501 Range

General Atomics
3.6

General Atomics

Technical Writer

$72,107

 /yr
Range: $61T - $95T

$61T

$95T

$60,672 - $94,599 Range

TEKsystems
4.1

TEKsystems

Technical Writer - Hourly Contractor

$40

 /hr
Range: $21 - $60

$21

$60

$21 - $60 Range

IBM
4.1

IBM

Technical Writer

$1,05,006

 /yr
Range: $71T - $1L

$71T

$1L

$70,761 - $1,45,461 Range

Reynolds and Reynolds
3.4

Reynolds and Reynolds

Technical Writer

$47,790

 /yr
Range: $40T - $56T

$40T

$56T

$39,806 - $56,491 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Technical Writer

$77,375

 /yr
Range: $58T - $95T

$58T

$95T

$58,000 - $95,474 Range

L3Harris
3.7

L3Harris

Technical Writer

$75,279

 /yr
Range: $48T - $1L

$48T

$1L

$47,928 - $1,28,923 Range

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Technical Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Technical Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Technical Writer/Editor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$150

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9 days ago by a Consulting Technical Writer with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$63,200

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$2,500/yr

9 days ago by a Technical Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$47,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Technical Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$6,000

/moAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Technical Writer with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Technical Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Technical Writer is $71,670 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 6404 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Technical Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Technical Writer in United States is $1,08,241 per year.

The lowest salary for a Technical Writer in United States is $47,455 per year.