How much does a Technical Writer I make in the United States? The average Technical Writer I salary in the United States is $60,795 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,138 and $67,511. 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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Job Description for Technical Writer I

Technical Writer I creates and publishes technical documentations and manuals. Collects and interprets technical data or information and coordinates layout for publication. Being a Technical Writer I typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. The Technical Writer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Technical Writer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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