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Technical Writers Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for technical writers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of technical writers amongst Georgia areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Technical Writers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,770
25th Percentile Wage
$58,710
50th Percentile Wage
$72,920
75th Percentile Wage
$88,460
90th Percentile Wage
$101,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,770.

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
$72,920
0.08% 7.79%
2016
$72,860
2.02% -
2015
$71,390
3.78% -
2014
$68,690
1.99% -
2013
$67,320
0.12% -
2012
$67,240
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Technical Writers in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of Georgia ranges from $62,230 to $84,800. The highest paying area for technical writers in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $84,800. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Columbus (mean annual salary $77,040). The lowest paying area is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $62,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$84,800
Columbus
$77,040
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$72,610
Warner Robins
$62,230




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