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Specifications Writer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$74,154 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,691

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for a Specifications Writer is $74,154 a year and $36 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Specifications Writer is between $53,335 and $91,357. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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Job Summary

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 Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 50,350

Estimated population of Specifications Writer jobs: 3,358

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$85,965
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Specifications Writer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Planner/Estimator-Bremerton
Jan 24
Bremerton, WA, USA
Metro Machine Corp DBA General Dynamics NASSCO Bremerton
No Clearance ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND PURPOSE (Job Description) Reviews Automated Work Requests (AWRs) and writes specifications and changes for work items. Develops detailed accurate labor and ...
Aerospace - Polisher - 1st Shift (Ballard, Seattle Monday - Friday 7am - 3:30pm)
Dec 11
Seattle, WA, USA
SKILLS INC
Utilize production work orders, documents, drawings, and specifications, written or oral instructions to perform tasks necessary to meet production requirements. Identify and report defective ...
Junior/Intermediate Designer - Lighting Studio
Nov 30
Seattle, WA, USA
NBBJ LP
... specification writing skills Good understanding of lighting technology Developing general understanding of lighting controls General understanding of energy code (Washington, Seattle, Title 24) Basic ...
Senior Project Manager - Lighting Studio
Nov 27
Seattle, WA, USA
NBBJ LP
... specification writing skills Excellent understanding of working within architectural process, design and construction phases Excellent ability to delegate, inspire others to think big, and generate ...
Technical Writer (Pre-sales)
Jan 20
Bellevue, United States
Spar Information Systems
Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation * Work with development and support ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Specifications Writer is $74,154 a year and $36 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Specifications Writer is between $53,335 and $91,357. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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