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Technical Writers Manager Salary
in Illinois, United States

$116,341 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Technical Writers Manager is $116,341 a year and $56 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Technical Writers Manager is between $81,311 and $144,513. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Technical Writers Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparation and layout of a technical publication and assures the quality and timely delivery of required material.
  • Studies materials to determine the most effective form of presentation and number and type of illustrations required, in accordance with specifications and accepted standards of composition, limitations of equipment, and available funds.
  • Oversees activities of various media types that may include desktop publishing, documentation manuals and software, electronic publishing, illustrations, marketing materials and activities, repair guides and manuals, sales materials, software presentations, translations, users manuals, and related materials.
Technical Writers Manager Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Managers, All Other

Job family population: 430,120

Estimated population of Technical Writers Manager jobs: 2,439

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Technical Writers Manager Job Listings for Illinois, United States

Position Available - Sr. Technical Writer (Workday Payroll)
Jun 18
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
The Sr. Technical Writer will be responsible for making sure deadlines are met and Workday Payroll ... She/he will be managing all aspects of the documentation effort, including planning, monitoring ...
Technical Writer
Jun 13
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Premier Systems, inc
... manage and control documentation development projects and deliverables. • Write clear, concise ... Requirements • Bachelor's degrees in technical writing, computer science, or a related field with ...
Technical Writer
Jun 18
North Chicago, IL, USA
The Fountain Group
We are currently seeking a Technical Writer for a prominent client of ours. This position is ... Writer will managing all aspects of the documentation effort, including planning, monitoring ...
Sr. Technical Writer (Workday HCM/Workday Payroll)
Jun 17
North Chicago, IL, USA
Sr. Technical Writer North Chicago, Illinois 6+ Months Description: The Sr. Technical Writer will ... She/he will managing all aspects of the documentation effort, including planning, monitoring ...
Technical Writer / Instructional Designer
Jun 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Given project needs, Hiring Manager sees this contract lasting closer to 18 months Rate: $50-55/HR W2 Job Summary: Calling for a candidate with significant experience in both Technical Writing and ...
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