The annual and hourly salary statistics of technical writers in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of technical writers in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$65,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$82,180|
|50th Percentile Wage||$100,710|
|75th Percentile Wage||$115,520|
|90th Percentile Wage||$126,230|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for technical writers in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,310.
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $100,710, San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles is the second highest paying city for technical writers in state of California, following the highest paying city San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara (median annual salary of $110,330). Compared with San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, the median annual salary of technical writers in San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles is 8.7 percent (8.7%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles|| |
|Santa Rosa-Petaluma|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville|| |
|Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta|| |
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |