Technical Documentation Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Technical Documentation Specialist make in the United States? The average Technical Documentation Specialist salary in the United States is $70,406 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $62,299 and $79,955. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Technical Documentation Specialist

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Technical Documentation Specialist job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Technical Documentation Specialist.

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Technical Documentation Specialist, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Technical Documentation Specialist in the United States. The base salary for Technical Documentation Specialist ranges from $62,299 to $79,955 with the average base salary of $70,406. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $63,758 to $83,277 with the average total cash compensation of $72,593.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Technical Documentation Specialist
BaronHR Technical - Irvine , CA
BaronHR Technical is recruiting for an Associate Documentation Specialist to work for a medical device company in Irvine, CA 1 year contract with possibility to converting to a full-time position ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
TERRA Staffing Group - Seattle , WA
Do you enjoy writing and creating presentations of technical information, graphs, charts and reports? If yes, this Document Specialist role could be a terrific fit for you! The Document Specialist ...
Terra Staffing - 8 days ago
Selectemp - Corvallis , OR
Selectemp is seeking a hardworking professional Regulatory Documentation Specialist to join the ... meet electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) standards. Duties and Responsibilities
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Software Management Consultants, Inc. - Thousand Oaks , CA
: SMCI is seeking a Document Management Specialist to support development of regulated or process documents with the ability to deliver high quality documentation including technical writing. The ... - 1 day ago
Experis- Engineering - Irvine , CA
Growing international biomedical manufacturer is looking for a Documentation Specialist for a ... Prior experience doing documentation in a clinical, technical lab or pharmaceutical environment
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Cynet Systems - Irvine , CA
Technical Writing Specialist Job Location: Irvine, CA Job Type: Contract "W2 candidates are ... Review documents for style, clarity, grammar, and punctuation. * Identify and correct ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago