Senior Technical Writer Salary in the United States

How much does a Senior Technical Writer make in the United States? The average Senior Technical Writer salary in the United States is $84,000 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $75,100 and $93,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Senior Technical Writer collects and interprets technical data or information and coordinates layout for publication. Creates and publishes technical documentations and manuals. Being a Senior Technical Writer typically reports to a manager. Requires a bachelor's degree. Being a Senior Technical Writer contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Working as a Senior Technical Writer typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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