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1,419 Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Senior Technical Writers earn $80,000 annually on average, or $38 per hour, which is 27% more than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Senior Technical Writers work for Estee Lauder at $140,000 annually while the lowest paid Senior Technical Writers work for UBS earning approximately $43,000 each year.

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$80K Qualcomm's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (10 salaries)

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+$233K (118%) more than average Qualcomm Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
"Overpaid... I made $150 per hour for Quantomm Inc. I believe a wage of $45-$75 is very fair for my skill set, and a salary of $80,000-$120,000."
+$233K (118%) more than average Qualcomm Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
"Way overpaid, but when you work with multi-millionaires, they tend to pay very, very well."
+$1K (1%) more than average Qualcomm Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
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$75K Walt Disney World's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (2 salaries)

-$5K (6%) less than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
+$45K (85%) more than average Walt Disney World salary ($30K)
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+$9K (11%) more than average Walt Disney World Senior Technical Writer salary ($75K)
"The pay for Senior Technical Writer varies depending on the part of the country. I am currently a Staff Technical Writer (higher than Senior) in a biotechnology manufacturing firm, earning $80K per year in Miami. In Orlando, depending on the company size, my years of experience, and the industry, I could earn $65K to 75K, in San Francisco/Mountain View, I could earn $120K. In certain areas of the country, a Senior Technical Writer earns $55K."
-$10K (14%) less than average Walt Disney World Senior Technical Writer salary ($75K)
"Disney salaries are on the low side."

$77K General Dynamics' Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (9 salaries)

-$3K (3%) less than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
+$5K (6%) more than average General Dynamics salary ($72K)
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-$19K (28%) less than average General Dynamics Senior Technical Writer salary ($77K)
"At $28/hr, I was being underpaid, especially with no benefits."
-$16K (23%) less than average General Dynamics Senior Technical Writer salary ($77K)
-$10K (13%) less than average General Dynamics Senior Technical Writer salary ($77K)
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$55K DST Systems' Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (3 salaries)

-$25K (37%) less than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
-$5K (8%) less than average DST Systems salary ($60K)
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+$20K (30%) more than average DST Systems Senior Technical Writer salary ($55K)
"Salary ranges are set by HR and stringently followed. Same for raises, which are driven by reviews. It really doesn't matter whether you have an average or great year, you'll get about the same amount."
+$16K (25%) more than average DST Systems Senior Technical Writer salary ($55K)
-$35K (93%) less than average DST Systems Senior Technical Writer salary ($55K)

$92K Arizona Public Service's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (2 salaries)

+$12K (13%) more than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
+$21K (25%) more than average Arizona Public Service salary ($71K)
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+$12K (12%) more than average Arizona Public Service Senior Technical Writer salary ($92K)
"My pay at APS was very good."
-$12K (13%) less than average Arizona Public Service Senior Technical Writer salary ($92K)

$79K Ventraq's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (2 salaries)

-$1K (1%) less than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
-$12K (14%) less than average Ventraq salary ($91K)
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-$7K (9%) less than average Ventraq Senior Technical Writer salary ($79K)
"I always feel I am being overpaid, because I love my job."
+$6K (7%) more than average Ventraq Senior Technical Writer salary ($79K)

$136K Kraft Foods' Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$56K (51%) more than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
+$83K (87%) more than average Kraft Foods salary ($53K)
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Equal to average Kraft Foods Senior Technical Writer salary ($136K)
"I believe, I am on average pay scale but feel can achieve better financial returns with my expertise."

$102K SolarMagic's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$22K (24%) more than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
+$15K (15%) more than average SolarMagic salary ($87K)
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"It's the going rate for contract writers, so I have no real complaints."

$94K RAC Plano's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$14K (16%) more than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
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"I am ALWAYS being underpaid. ;-)"

$88K AER's Average Senior Technical Writer Salary (1 salaries)

+$8K (9%) more than national average Senior Technical Writer salary ($80K)
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"One of the salary-related issues at AER and previous positions is a lack of career advancement possibilities. So, providing work below the level of outstandingly successful - and technical writing provides few such opportunities, this tends to limit one to general Cost of Living increases. Which are not very satisfying."
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