Tech Writing Jobs

Who hires tech writers? How much money do they make? What kind of environment do they work in? Learn more here!

  • Employers: With the large role that technology plays in business, employers range from computer companies to book publishers. 
  • Salaries: Typically, the starting salary for tech writers is around $37,000 per year. A survey conducted by the Society for Technical Communicators shows principal tech writers earn up to $100,000 per year.
  • Work environment: How tech writers manage their documents depends on the environment they work in, whether it be small computer company or part of the engineering department.