National » Technical Writers » Tennessee

Technical Writers Salary Information in Tennessee

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,540
25th Percentile Wage
$46,470
50th Percentile Wage
$60,030
75th Percentile Wage
$80,390
90th Percentile Wage
$104,560

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,540.

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
$60,030
8.88% 6.76%
2016
$54,700
-0.09% -
2015
$54,750
-4.46% -
2014
$57,190
1.49% -
2013
$56,340
0.66% -
2012
$55,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of Tennessee ranges from $50,850 to $69,260. The highest paying area for technical writers in Tennessee is Memphis with a median annual salary of $69,260. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Knoxville (mean annual salary $61,900). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $50,850.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$69,260
Knoxville
$61,900
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$58,500
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$55,760
Chattanooga
$50,850




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for technical writers

💰 Highest paying industries for technical writers.