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Technical Writers Salary in the Industry of Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned

The salary statistics and trend of technical writers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned 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
$37,720
25th Percentile Wage
$51,400
50th Percentile Wage
$68,180
75th Percentile Wage
$80,440
90th Percentile Wage
$99,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for technical writers in the industry of colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned. 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 $99,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent technical writers is $37,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of technical writers in the industry of Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,180
0.01% 13.71%
2016
$68,170
5.32% -
2015
$64,540
2.96% -
2014
$62,630
3.96% -
2013
$60,150
2.19% -
2012
$58,830
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Table 3. Compare Technical Writers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector




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