Technical Writers Salary in the Industry of Elementary and Secondary Schools

The salary statistics and trend of technical writers in the industry of elementary and secondary schools are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare technical writers salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,920
25th Percentile Wage
$50,500
50th Percentile Wage
$62,390
75th Percentile Wage
$75,930
90th Percentile Wage
$88,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for technical writers in the industry of elementary and secondary schools. 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 $88,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent technical writers is $42,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of technical writers in the industry of Elementary and Secondary Schools from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,390
1.60% 17.66%
2016
$61,390
3.06% -
2015
$59,510
2.87% -
2014
$57,800
6.92% -
2013
$53,800
4.52% -
2012
$51,370
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