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Specifications Writer Salary

$65,398 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,491

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Specifications Writer is $65,398 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Specifications Writer is between $47,037 and $80,569. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Specifications Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Interprets architectural or engineering plans, and develops material lists and specifications to be used as standards by employees or contracting personnel in material processing, production, or construction activities.
  • Writes technical descriptions specifying material qualities and properties.
  • Utilizes knowledge of principles and theories of science, engineering, and mathematics,
Specifications Writer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 50,350

Estimated population of Specifications Writer jobs: 3,358

Rate of error: 1.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,815
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Specifications Writer Job Listings for United States

Spec Writer
Nov 23
Portland, OR, USA
Ankrom Moisan Architects
Interprets architectural plans and prepares specifications to be used as construction documents * Writes technical descriptions specifying material qualities and properties * Utilizes knowledge of ...
Garment Production Spec Writer
Nov 7
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Trixxi Clothing Company, Inc.
We are seeking for a Garment Production Spec Writer to work in the fast-paced environment of a midsize manufacturer of juniors and kids dresses. We are located in Commerce, California. * Must have ...
Medical Assembly/Catheter
Dec 2
Brooklyn Park, MN, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Ability to read, write, interpret, comprehend and consistently follow specifications written in English. * Able to perform basic math calculations and use measuring devices and tools. * Displays a ...
ETL Architect (Informatica/Powercenter)
Dec 4
Agoura Hills, CA, USA
Amtec Inc.
... specification writing Preferred: * Experience working with APIs and Web Services * Knowledge of Data Quality and Master Data Management Methodologies * Reporting Tools (Tableau) Company Description ...
Project Surveyor
Nov 22
us
CTA Engineering & Surveying
Prepare and review detailed drawings from sketches, plans, specifications, & written and verbal instructions using civil, survey, and computer aided drafting programs (i.e., AutoCAD Civil 3D

The average pay for a Specifications Writer is $65,398 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Specifications Writer is between $47,037 and $80,569. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Specifications Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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