How much does a Technical Writer IV make in Chicago, IL? The average Technical Writer IV salary in Chicago, IL is $113,426 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $103,933 and $124,672. 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 IV

Technical Writer IV creates and publishes technical documentations and manuals. Collects and interprets technical data or information and coordinates layout for publication. Being a Technical Writer IV requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Technical Writer IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Technical Writer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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