Technical Writer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$77,150
$4,860
Additional Cash Compensation
$82,010
Total Compensation
Median: $77K
Min: $41K
Max: $110K

How Much Does a Technical Writer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin is $77,150. The average additional cash compensation for a Technical Writer in Austin is $4,860. The average total compensation for a Technical Writer in Austin is $82,010. Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Technical Writer employees in Austin.

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Technical Writer jobs in Austin

Technical Writer

Austin
2 weeks ago
+38
As an AlertMedia Technical Writer you will have a primary role in creating and maintaining accurate, engaging, user-friendly documentation about our product, integrations, and API.  You’ll be working to improve the end-user experience by providing just-in-time documentation for new features and ensuring existing documentation remains current when there are significant changes in the product. As a part of the Product team, you’ll always be up to date on what everyone is working on and will work alongside Product and Engineering to ensure all use cases are well documented. Best of all, you’ll be part of AlertMedia’s amazing culture and an important contributor to AlertMedia’s rapid growth.

Technical Writer

Austin
1 week ago
+52
We’re looking for a technical writer who knows their hyphens from their em-dashes as well as they know their Docker containers from their Kubernetes. You’ll use your excellent editorial skills and technical knowledge to make sure every word of our courses is grammatically sound, informative, and engaging. We’re talking slide decks, technical articles, and a whole world of cool learning resources. You need to put yourself in our customer’s shoes to make sure resources are logically structured, use audience-appropriate language, and are super clear so those customers have an awesome learning experience.

Senior Technical Writer - SaaS

Austin
2 days ago
+34
We’re looking for a self-starting, detail-oriented, experienced Technical Writer to join our SaaS documentation team and help us on our mission to provide our users the information they need to be successful – in real time. To accomplish this, we create documentation to support IT administrators, system integrators, and business users as they navigate our products to accomplish the tasks they need to do, whether that involves initial setup, ongoing system configuration, or managing access to cloud resources. We also contribute to the overall usability of customer workflows by performing initial testing and ensuring in-app messages and labels are clear and succinct. In the process of creating content for our SaaS identity management customers, you’ll work with members of several other teams: Product Management, Engineering, UX/UI design, Professional Services, and Support. You’ll need to demonstrate initiative and be willing to dig for answers while cultivating these important relationships.

Technical Writer - Austin, TX

Austin
1 week ago
The Role: The Technical Writer (TW) works on writing content for a variety of documents that support our ongoing transportation projects. Writing tasks range from authorship of end‑user guides to copy-editing of technical design documents. Writers drive collaboration between departments by interviewing subject matter experts (SMEs) for content, such as software developers, system engineers, and project leads. Technical Writers also gather

Technical Writer Salary ranges

The most common Technical Writer salary in Austin is between $70k - $80k.

Average Technical Writer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Technical Writer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $110,000 on average.

Technical Writer Salary by gender

The average Technical Writer salary for women is $89,667 and the average Technical Writer salary for men is $76,143.

Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $86,500. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $67,000.

Average Content salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Editor $48,567
Min: $35K
Max: $80K
Copywriter $62,928
Min: $41K
Max: $85K
Content Manager $73,733
Min: $54K
Max: $100K
Technical Writer $77,150
Min: $41K
Max: $110K
Content Marketing Manager $80,944
Min: $60K
Max: $104K
Content Strategist $89,736
Min: $30K
Max: $120K
Senior Technical Writer $91,049
Min: $76K
Max: $100K

Skills that affect Technical Writer salaries in Austin

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Editing
1% have this skill
2
Fact checking
1% have this skill
3
Interviewing
1% have this skill
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Agile Product Development
1% have this skill
5
Product Rollout & Launch Strategy
1% have this skill
6
Reader Personas
1% have this skill

Recent Technical Writer salaries in Austin

$93,000
Yearly Salary
A Content Developer reported a yearly salary of $93,000 with +$6,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Austin
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Information Developer reported a yearly salary of $75,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead UX Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Austin
$61,000
Yearly Salary
A Product Content Manager reported a yearly salary of $61,000 with +$1,800 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
1-5 Reports
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $88,000 with +$1,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $83,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$71,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $71,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$75,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
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