2019 Technical Writer Salary Austin (Updated Daily) | Built In Austin
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
Project Mgmt
Technical Writer
Account Executive
Account Manager
Analytics Manager
Android Developer
Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Community Manager
Content Manager
Content Marketing Manager
Content Strategist
COO (Chief Operating Officer)
CPO (Chief Product Officer)
Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
CTO (Chief Technology Officer)
Customer Support Manager
Customer Support Rep
Data Analyst
Data Architect
Data Engineer
Data Scientist
Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
Digital Marketing Manager
Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
Director of Operations
Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Specialist
QA Analyst
QA Engineer
QA Manager
Sales Development Representative
Sales Director
Sales Engineer
Sales Manager
Sales Operations Analyst
Sales Operations Manager
Salesforce Developer
Scrum Master
Security Engineer
Senior Accountant
Senior Business Analyst
Senior Data Analyst
Senior Data Scientist
Senior Financial Analyst
Senior Marketing Manager
Senior Product Manager
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Senior Project Manager
Senior Recruiter
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Technical Writer
Senior UI Designer
Senior UX Designer
SEO Manager
SEO Specialist
Social Media Manager
Software Engineer
Software Test Engineer
Technical Project Manager
Technical Recruiter
Technical Support
Technical Writer
UI Designer
UX Designer
Vice President of Care
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Human Resources
Vice President of Marketing
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Product
Vice President of Sales
Visual Designer

Technical Writer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $75K
Min: $41K
Max: $96K

How Much Does a Technical Writer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin is $75,250. The average additional cash compensation for a Technical Writer in Austin is $1,500. The average total compensation for a Technical Writer in Austin is $76,750. Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Technical Writer employees in Austin.

Austin by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Austin
Total number of tech users on Built In Austin

Technical Writer jobs in Austin

Technical Writer

4 days ago
We're looking for a Technical Writer to author, edit, and review product documentation. In this role, you’ll work with internal resources, interview software developers, and attend engineering meetings to gather, write, and publish technical information for our varied audiences. You’ll produce a variety of top quality learning materials such as technical documentation, infographics, screenshot markups, and training videos. As a successful Technical Writer at Procore, you’re motivated, passionate, and thrive in the fast-paced culture of a dynamic and evolving startup company. You have strong writing skills the ability to synthesize technical content from an SME and create training materials that clearly explain the topic/task to end users based on their persona. We like to move quickly and win together, so a self-starter who thrives under pressure and enjoys team successes

Senior UX Content Writer

1 week ago
We’re looking for a Senior UX Content Writer to join our Product team. In this role, you’ll partner with marketing, customer success, product designers, researchers, and product managers to shape experiences, build trust with our community, and evolve our brand voice and tone within the Procore app and every touchpoint customers have with Procore. As a successful Senior UX Content Writer, you’re a skilled communicator who can refine complex ideas into clear, compelling, and meaningful copy that encourages users to engage with our product. You’re collaborative, open, agile, and thrive in an environment where change is the only constant.

Senior UX Writer

2 weeks ago
We’re looking for someone to join our UX team in Austin to work primarily on our penetration testing and offensive security solutions. If you consider queso a beverage, enjoy going to AHA!, think OSSM is awesome, and can produce concisely and elegantly written content, you might just be our person.  Are you a writer looking to expand your horizons? Do you feel like there’s so much more that you could be doing with your words? On our team, not only will your words help our customers, but they will help guide the content strategy and vision for your products. In other words: you'll have a ton of opportunities to grow professionally along the way. 

Technical Writer, Marketing

21 hours ago
Develop and deliver outbound technical content aligned to LogicMonitor's current platform, roadmap and ITOps/DevOps market trends. Includes developing a technical editorial calendar for the LM blog that promotes LogicMonitor's workflow integrations, technology use cases and includes leveraging customer and technology alliance partners to contribute blog posts. Manage beta testing of workflow integration partnership code and support launch. Maintain Code Labs – a repository for community-based, community-sourced workflow integrations that interoperate with LogicMonitor's platform. Develop and present materials to internal stakeholders for GTM planning, engagement, product development requirements, competitive updates, etc. 

Senior Technical Writer - Faith

2 days ago
Blackbaud is searching for a Technical Writer to join our Strategic Content Development team in our Austin, TX office located at The Domain. Our company is the leading provider of software and services powering the Social Good community. As a Technical Writer, you should have a passion for creating user assistance that helps our customers further their missions. Our Technical Writers develop user interface text, videos, in-product help, web-based help, web sites, blog and social media posts, and other deliverables that support our products. You will be a member of a cross-functional, high performing team consisting of Software Engineers, User Experience Designers, Product Managers, and Program Managers. Additionally, Technical Writers interact with a wide variety of other stakeholders within the division and company. This position reports to the Strategic Content Development Team Manager.

Content Writer (Contract)

6 days ago
RetailMeNot is seeking a Content Writer to join the Marketing team in beautiful downtown Austin. This is a full-time contractor position that will allow you to grow your skill set in Content Marketing and SEO while assisting the team in the creation, optimization and distribution of compelling content for RetailMeNot. You will play a key role in helping us execute our strategy to drive organic traffic, audience growth and brand affinity. Our dream candidate is creative, data-driven and has strong writing skills, problem-solving skills and an undeniable eye for detail.

UX Technical Writer

1 week ago
As a UX Technical Writer, you will work closely with Datical’s Product Team to write clear, concise, and useful content. This position is responsible for users after they have purchased our product. Your primary task is to make sure every step of the user-flow facilitates their needs and makes their experience with the product a positive one. You will empathize with our customers by harmonizing details with clarity and warmth to make our content more welcoming. You will think hard about what your users feel and want at each step of their journey. You will guide them and be invisible at the same time. As a highly-skilled, collaborative writer, you will be able to switch gears with ease. As a self-directed, fast learner, you will be a pro at managing your own workload.

Senior UX Content Writer

2 weeks ago
Collaborate with product managers, engineers, and designers to define broad requirements and product goals, with localization efforts at the forefront of your approach. Refine copy in prototypes of various fidelity to validate new product concepts. Relentlessly champion the user experience by defining a broad language strategy within our digital experiences . Identify copy-related usability issues for upcoming feature releases and collaboratively align on a solution. Tackle fiendishly complex UX copy problems and provide clarity for the team as you break them down into viable, user-centered solutions. Analyze engagement metrics on in-flight pilots, and rapidly iterate the copy strategy with an eye towards constant improvement. Partner with our marketing organization to embed the proper voice and tone of H-E-B in to all of our digital products and interfaces. Be the fountain of knowledge - keep the company in sync with digital copy guidelines: voice, tone, content localization, digital FAQ needs and dependencies, etc.

Customer Success Content Writer

2 weeks ago
Create and regularly improve high-quality external-facing content that supports Juniper Square’s customer base and business objectives. Present clear, concise and organized information in appropriate formats that helps answer customer questions. Leverage customer feedback and understand customer use cases to inform how to improve existing content and develop effective new content. Ensure consistency in vocabulary, tone, voice and quality across all types of documentation, whether the work of yourself or the work of others. Review, edit, and proofread materials written by others, as applicable. Collaborate with internal teams to effectively communicate key messages and project manage documentation publication to ensure on-time delivery.


3 weeks ago
Assist with creating original user content for new topics/products in various platforms including video, in-app walkthroughs, and manuals.  Identify, write, and publish user content on topics not covered in content management systems. Examples include Geodata Services, occasional new product launches, Product Intro/Overview for online help. Maintain user content including reference guides and how-tos. This includes drafting and publishing updates to accurately reflect the most current user experience(s).  HTML/CSS project work for Online Help content.   Assume responsibilities of other assigned projects.

Content Writer

3 days ago
Effective Spend is hiring a Content Writer to join our growing SEO Content and Digital PR marketing team. In this role, your main responsibility will be to create high-quality content for our clients to capture attention, ignite authority, and drive non-branded traffic. As part of our growing team, you’ll also be implementing integrated marketing strategies, including content marketing, SEO, and digital public relations to take your writing to

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 51-200 employees, earning $76,000 on average.

Technical Writer Salary by gender

The average Technical Writer salary for women is $79,500 and the average Technical Writer salary for men is $76,000.

Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $89,000. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $67,000.

Average Product salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Product Analyst $62,800
Min: $38K
Max: $100K
Technical Writer $75,250
Min: $41K
Max: $96K
Product Designer $88,240
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Senior Technical Writer $90,923
Min: $84K
Max: $98K
Product Owner $101,585
Min: $73K
Max: $133K
Product Marketing Manager $110,021
Min: $62K
Max: $149K
Product Manager $113,706
Min: $80K
Max: $147K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $133,423
Min: $95K
Max: $158K
Senior Product Manager $138,368
Min: $109K
Max: $191K
Director of Product Management $165,727
Min: $130K
Max: $225K
Vice President of Product $188,500
Min: $130K
Max: $280K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $197,600
Min: $180K
Max: $250K

Austin Companies with the Highest Product Salaries

Automotive, Marketing Tech
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud
Edtech, Mobile
Information Technology, On-Demand

Recent Technical Writer salaries in Austin

Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $88,000 with +$1,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $83,000
5-7 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $71,000
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $41,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $67,000
< 1 Year of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $41,000
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $75,000
500+ Employees
Salaries//Product//Technical Writer