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Technical Writers Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for technical writers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of technical writers among Indiana cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Technical Writers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,020
25th Percentile Wage
$41,640
50th Percentile Wage
$57,120
75th Percentile Wage
$73,310
90th Percentile Wage
$87,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,020.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.82
25th Percentile Wage
$20.02
50th Percentile Wage
$27.46
75th Percentile Wage
$35.25
90th Percentile Wage
$42.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for technical writers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.16. The median hourly salary is $27.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.82.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,120-5.30%2.07%
201560,150-3.37%-
201462,1800.80%-
201361,6809.31%-
201255,940--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of Indiana ranges from $46,310 to $66,070. The highest paying area for technical writers in Indiana is Indianapolis-Carmel with a median annual salary of $66,070. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Fort Wayne (mean annual salary $60,930). The lowest paying area is Gary with a median annual salary of $46,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$66,070
Fort Wayne
$60,930
Gary
$46,310


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