Technical Writers Salary in the Industry of Other Schools and Instruction

The salary statistics and trend of technical writers in the industry of other schools and instruction 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
$29,020
25th Percentile Wage
$38,000
50th Percentile Wage
$45,420
75th Percentile Wage
$51,390
90th Percentile Wage
$86,720

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for technical writers in the industry of other schools and instruction. 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 $86,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent technical writers is $29,020.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,420
-15.87% -15.87%
2016
$52,630
-13.53% -
2015
$59,750
0.64% -
2014
$59,370
-18.56% -
2013
$70,390
25.23% -
2012
$52,630
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