Technical Writers Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of technical writers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare technical writers salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Technical Writers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,120
25th Percentile Wage
$76,870
50th Percentile Wage
$93,320
75th Percentile Wage
$112,140
90th Percentile Wage
$128,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) technical writers is $128,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid technical writers is $66,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,3206.07%11.50%
201587,6605.65%-
201482,7100.69%-
201382,140-0.55%-
201282,590--

Compare Technical Writers Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of technical writers in two industries in the utilities sector are shown below. For detailed technical writers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$93,320
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$86,380

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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