Specifications Writer Salary in the United States

How much does a Specifications Writer make in the United States? The average Specifications Writer salary in the United States is $58,567 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $53,110 and $86,258. 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

Skills Associated with Specifications Writer: Writing Procedures & Documentation, Document Creation Software, Functional Specification, Technical Writing

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Job Description

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 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%