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Technical Writers Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for technical writers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of technical writers among Louisiana 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,230
25th Percentile Wage
$44,660
50th Percentile Wage
$70,440
75th Percentile Wage
$85,240
90th Percentile Wage
$98,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of technical writers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,440
14.08% 32.48%
2016
$60,520
1.37% -
2015
$59,690
11.56% -
2014
$52,790
-8.77% -
2013
$57,420
17.17% -
2012
$47,560
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of Louisiana ranges from $40,820 to $78,370. The highest paying area for technical writers in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $78,370. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $65,870). The lowest paying area is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux with a median annual salary of $40,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$78,370
Baton Rouge
$65,870
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$40,820




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