How much does a Specifications Writer make in the United States? The average Specifications Writer salary in the United States is $60,881 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $55,204 and $89,667. 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. 

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25% $55,204 10% $50,036 90% $115,875 75% $89,667 $60,881 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Specifications Writer

Specifications Writer writes descriptions of processes and processing operations. Works with engineers, operations personnel, manuals, and other materials to develop specifications. Being a Specifications Writer may require a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Specifications Writer typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Specifications Writer: Technical Writing, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Document Creation Software, Functional Specification

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