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Technical Writers Salary Information in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of technical writers in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of technical writers in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Technical Writers in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,420
25th Percentile Wage
$70,330
50th Percentile Wage
$88,200
75th Percentile Wage
$105,720
90th Percentile Wage
$130,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $130,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of technical writers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,200
-1.81% 9.35%
2016
$89,800
5.59% -
2015
$84,780
1.84% -
2014
$83,220
3.60% -
2013
$80,220
0.34% -
2012
$79,950
- -

Table 3. Compare Technical Writers Salary in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $88,200 in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura is in the middle of salary range for technical writers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of technical writers in Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura is 20.1 percent (20.1%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 24.0 percent (24.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Stockton.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$110,330
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$100,710
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$92,040
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$90,270
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$88,200
Vallejo-Fairfield
$86,890
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$84,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$82,720
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$82,280
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$81,370
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$80,140
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$76,520
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$76,140
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$76,040
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$73,000
Fresno
$70,860
Bakersfield-Delano
$69,160
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$68,670
Stockton
$67,070



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