Technical Writers Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,130
25th Percentile Wage
$54,130
50th Percentile Wage
$69,930
75th Percentile Wage
$88,500
90th Percentile Wage
$102,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,130.

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
$69,930
2.10% 10.58%
2016
$68,460
1.53% -
2015
$67,410
0.12% -
2014
$67,330
2.36% -
2013
$65,740
4.88% -
2012
$62,530
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of technical writers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of technical writers in state of Texas ranges from $45,030 to $80,460. The highest paying area for technical writers in Texas is El Paso with a median annual salary of $80,460. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Plano-Irving (mean annual salary $74,240). The lowest paying area is Lubbock with a median annual salary of $45,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
El Paso
$80,460
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$74,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$73,500
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$72,950
Fort Worth-Arlington
$68,110
Corpus Christi
$64,210
Waco
$63,320
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$63,200
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$60,680
Amarillo
$60,610
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$59,050
Lubbock
$45,030




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