The salary statistics and trend of technical writers in the industry of elementary and secondary schools are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare technical writers salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$42,920|
|25th Percentile Wage||$50,500|
|50th Percentile Wage||$62,390|
|75th Percentile Wage||$75,930|
|90th Percentile Wage||$88,570|
Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for technical writers in the industry of elementary and secondary schools. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) technical writers is $88,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent technical writers is $42,920.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of technical writers in the industry of Elementary and Secondary Schools from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of technical writers in 18 industries within the educational services sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of technical writers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.
|Industry||Median Annual Salary|
|Educational Support Services|| |
|Educational Support Services - Privately owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned|| |
|Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned|| |
|Business Schools and Computer and Management Training|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Junior colleges - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Junior colleges - State government owned|| |
|Other Schools and Instruction|| |
|Other schools and instruction - Privately owned|| |