What type of salary can you expect as a tech writer? The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the average hourly wage as $30.00 (with the lowest being $17.00 and the highest being $48.00). The average annual salary is $63,000 (the lowest $37,000 and the highest $100,000).
The states that pay the highest wages for tech writers are:
Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2009: 27-3042 Technical Writers” 14 May 2010. Web. 31 May 2010. <http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes273042.htm>.