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Technical Writer Salary
in District of Columbia, United States

$90,319 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$2,610

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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The average pay for a Technical Writer is $90,319 a year and $43 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Technical Writer is between $64,227 and $111,731. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Technical Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Writes and updates material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance.
  • Acquires assignments from supervisor.
Technical Writer Job Prevalence in District of Columbia, United States

Job family: Technical Writers

Job family population: 49,960

Estimated population of Technical Writer jobs: 41,218

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$104,705
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About District of Columbia, United States

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Description: Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States. Founded after the American Revolution as the seat of government of the newly independent country, Washington was named after George Washington, the first president of the United States and a Founding Father. As the seat of the United States federal government and several international organizations, Washington is an important world political capital. The city is also one of the most visited cities in the world, with more than 20 million tourists annually.The signing of the Residence...

Technical Writer Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

Technical Writer - government background
Jul 17
Washington, DC, USA
ANGARAI
The Technical Writer shall collaborate and coordinate with other team members to develop solicitation documents for WMATA to use to release an RFP to obtain a new paratransit software solution. The ...
Sr Technical Writer - Security Clearance Required
Jul 15
Washington, DC, USA
DIGITALSPEC
Senior Technical Writer/Business Process Analyst Become an integral part of a diverse team. Currently DIGITALSPEC is seeking an experienced, motivated, career and customer-oriented SENIOR TECHNICAL ...
Technical Writer / Editor Level II
Jul 6
Washington, DC, USA
Netizen Corporation
Netizen Corporation is seeking a Technical Writer/Editor Level II in the Washington, DC Area. The ideal candidate will work with management and the customer to gather necessary information from ...
Technical Writer
Jun 26
Washington, DC, USA
Spencer Gray
We are seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Technical Writer for its task order supporting a Rail Infrastructure Maintenance & Engineering program. This position is responsible for ...
Technical Writer
Jun 4
Washington, DC, USA
Beyond20
Beyond20 is seeking an experienced technical writer to join our growing training and consulting practice based in Washington DC. This position will report to the Executive Director but will work with ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Technical Writer is $90,319 a year and $43 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Technical Writer is between $64,227 and $111,731. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Technical Writer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.

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Technical Writer Job Listings for District of Columbia, United States

Technical Writer - government background
Jul 17
Washington, DC, USA
ANGARAI
The Technical Writer shall collaborate and coordinate with other team members to develop solicitation documents for WMATA to use to release an RFP to obtain a new paratransit software solution. The ...
Sr Technical Writer - Security Clearance Required
Jul 15
Washington, DC, USA
DIGITALSPEC
Senior Technical Writer/Business Process Analyst Become an integral part of a diverse team. Currently DIGITALSPEC is seeking an experienced, motivated, career and customer-oriented SENIOR TECHNICAL ...
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