Technical Writers Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for technical writers in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of technical writers among Ohio areas 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 Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,250
25th Percentile Wage
$49,580
50th Percentile Wage
$60,800
75th Percentile Wage
$73,580
90th Percentile Wage
$84,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,250.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.35
25th Percentile Wage
$23.84
50th Percentile Wage
$29.23
75th Percentile Wage
$35.38
90th Percentile Wage
$40.79

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for technical writers in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $40.79. The median hourly salary is $29.23. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.35.

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
201660,8002.22%8.24%
201559,4500.99%-
201458,8601.97%-
201357,7003.31%-
201255,790--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of Ohio ranges from $54,110 to $63,650. The highest paying area for technical writers in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $63,650. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $63,550). The lowest paying area is Dayton with a median annual salary of $54,110.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$63,650
Columbus
$63,550
Akron
$61,540
Cincinnati-Middletown
$59,000
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,310
Dayton
$54,110


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