How much does a Technical Writer IV make in San Francisco, CA? The average Technical Writer IV salary in San Francisco, CA is $133,645 as of December 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $122,460 and $146,896. 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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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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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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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
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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
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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