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 amongst 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,470
25th Percentile Wage
$49,440
50th Percentile Wage
$61,420
75th Percentile Wage
$76,030
90th Percentile Wage
$90,310

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 $90,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,470.

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
$61,420
1.01% 9.17%
2016
$60,800
2.22% -
2015
$59,450
0.99% -
2014
$58,860
1.97% -
2013
$57,700
3.31% -
2012
$55,790
- -

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 $56,310 to $69,170. The highest paying area for technical writers in Ohio is Canton-Massillon with a median annual salary of $69,170. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Columbus (mean annual salary $67,130). The lowest paying area is West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $56,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Canton-Massillon
$69,170
Columbus
$67,130
Dayton
$63,720
Toledo
$61,640
Akron
$60,420
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$58,900
Cincinnati-Middletown
$56,850
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,470
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$56,310




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