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Technical Writers Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$119,254 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Technical Writers Manager is $119,254 a year and $57 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Technical Writers Manager is between $83,346 and $148,131. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, 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 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Technical Writers Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Aviation Technical Writers
May 7
Chicago, IL, USA
STS Technical Services
Manages and reviews the writing of job cards to support the needs of the Technical Operations organization. Develops and maintains timelines for job card creation and revision. Takes the initiative ...
Word Processing / Medical Writing Manager
May 20
North Chicago, IL, USA
Syneos Health (formerly INC Research/ inVentiv Health)
Word Processing and Standards Medical Writing Manager Location: North Chicago, IL 60064 Contract ... Expert level of knowledge and experience with CTD (common technical documents) content templates in ...
Senior Technical Writer for Online Help, working in Munich, Germany
May 7
European Computer Telecoms AG
We are currently hiring a Senior Technical Writer for Online Help, working in Munich, Germany We're ... Manage third-party writers and translators Your Profile: * Native speaker of English (German is not ...
Technical Writer - Standard Operating Procedures SOP - Immediate Start Temp-to-Hire (MP#319144)
Mar 21
Franklin Park, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
Hiring an experienced Technical Writer or Technical Business Writer for developing Operational ... Must have strong independent project-management approach to get deliverables completed quickly and ...
Technical Project Manager - CHICAGO LOOP (125-150K)
May 21
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Responsive Search, Inc.
Work alongside technical experts to define technically optimal architecture and product features ... Excellent communications both written and verbal * Excellent project management skills including ...
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