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Technical Writers Salary Information in Vallejo-Fairfield, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of technical writers in Vallejo-Fairfield, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of technical writers in Vallejo-Fairfield is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Technical Writers in Vallejo-Fairfield, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,300
25th Percentile Wage
$57,240
50th Percentile Wage
$86,890
75th Percentile Wage
$106,960
90th Percentile Wage
$124,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Vallejo-Fairfield, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.01
25th Percentile Wage
$27.52
50th Percentile Wage
$41.77
75th Percentile Wage
$51.42
90th Percentile Wage
$59.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for technical writers in Vallejo-Fairfield, California. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.64. The median hourly salary is $41.77. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.01.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of technical writers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201686,89032.85%2.06%
201558,3500.77%-
201457,9003.13%-
201356,090-51.72%-
201285,100--

Table 3. Compare Technical Writers Salary in Vallejo-Fairfield with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $86,890 in Vallejo-Fairfield is in the middle of salary range for technical writers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of technical writers in Vallejo-Fairfield is 20.5 percent (20.5%) lower than that in the highest paying San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara and 26.7 percent (26.7%) higher than that in the lowest paying Bakersfield-Delano.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$109,330
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$100,710
Santa Cruz-Watsonville
$91,830
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$89,800
Vallejo-Fairfield
$86,890
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$86,680
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$81,950
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$81,900
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$81,720
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$81,370
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$80,900
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$77,210
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$76,140
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$76,090
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$73,000
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$70,780
Bakersfield-Delano
$63,710

See also: Top paying jobs in Vallejo-Fairfield, California.