Technical Writer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$80,465
$7,217
Additional Cash Compensation
$87,682
Total Compensation
Median: $80K
Min: $41K
Max: $115K

How Much Does a Technical Writer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Austin is $80,465. The average additional cash compensation for a Technical Writer in Austin is $7,217. The average total compensation for a Technical Writer in Austin is $87,682. 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
+42
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
2 days ago
+20
Please Note: Due to the nature of our work with the U.S. Government, US citizenship or permanent residency is required for this position. CesiumAstro is a rapidly growing space technology startup in Austin, Texas, developing out-of-the-box communication systems for satellites, UAVs, launch vehicles, and other space and airborne platforms. Our approach is unique, and our team is changing the world of space communications. Learn more about our

Technical Writer

Austin
2 days ago
+47
Q2 is seeking an energetic, innovative, “out of the box” thinker with a passion for writing, software, and technology to join our Technical Writing team as a Technical Writer - Intermediate. The ideal candidate will create, review, edit, and publish technical documentation on Q2 products and internal processes. RESPONSIBILITIES: Research, write, edit, and proofread technical documentation. Interview developers and product owners to gather data

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 (EMEA)

Remote
2 weeks ago
+54
Our Technical Services team use their outstanding problem solving and customer service skills, along with their deep technical experience, to advise customers and to tackle their sophisticated MongoDB problems. This Technical Writer will work closely with the team in order to create content which can be referenced internally or externally by our many customers.

Content Writer & Editor

Austin
2 weeks ago
+38
As a Writer and Editor, you will produce, create and edit content across our marketing efforts. This is a fast-paced job that will require writing professional, error-free, and unique content. We are seeking an experienced writer who is efficient, detail-oriented, comfortable managing external writers, and able to meet deadlines. You must also be able to switch styles to suit the medium; Highly professional escrow-emails in the morning and light-hearted social content in the afternoon will be the norm.

Senior Technical Writer - Content Designer

Austin
1 month ago
+68
The Senior Content Designer is responsible for the development and curation of technical content for our products and support knowledge base articles, as well as leading significant projects for the Product Content Experience team. You will document new products and features from scratch, as well as edit and reorganize existing content. This role functions as a product subject matter expert, customer advocate, and content specialist. Senior Content Designers contribute to larger projects and conversations around process improvement, operational efficiency, and the creation of a world-class customer experience while balancing the daily demands of document creation in support of an agile product roadmap and robust existing catalogue of material.

Senior Writer

Remote
1 week ago
This role is ideal for an experienced, versatile writer capable of generating big ideas at the intersection of business and technology. You’ll deliver smart, timely reports, helping us become an indispensable source of information about the most important trends in business. You'll also contribute to our weekday and Sunday emails, and help us build loyalty with readers through creative social engagement.

Staff Writer

Remote
1 week ago
This role is ideal for a versatile writer capable of generating big ideas at the intersection of business and technology. You’ll contribute across our editorial products, writing stories for our daily email and its audience of 1m+ subscribers, our long-form Sunday edition, and our paid member community for entrepreneurs, Trends. We're also looking for candidates with experience producing podcasts and videos as we continue to grow our offerings in those areas.

Contributing Writer (Contract Position)

Remote
1 week ago
We're looking to build our base of contributing writers for our daily email and our new paid subscription Trends service. As a Hustle contributor, you'll be responsible for producing smart, witty takes on the day's business news, and analyzing emerging business trends for our weekly Trends email.

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 $94,750 and the average Technical Writer salary for men is $81,279.

Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $92,646. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $67,000.

Average Product salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Product Analyst $67,218
Min: $52K
Max: $100K
Technical Writer $80,465
Min: $41K
Max: $115K
Senior Technical Writer $89,307
Min: $68K
Max: $111K
Product Designer $94,482
Min: $55K
Max: $160K
Associate Product Manager $102,717
Min: $75K
Max: $125K
Product Owner $105,076
Min: $73K
Max: $133K
Technical Product Manager $109,333
Min: $90K
Max: $137K
Product Marketing Manager $113,313
Min: $62K
Max: $156K
Product Manager $115,033
Min: $67K
Max: $199K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $133,481
Min: $95K
Max: $158K
Senior Product Manager $136,661
Min: $100K
Max: $191K
Director of Product Marketing $150,500
Min: $125K
Max: $176K
Director of Product Management $164,300
Min: $120K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Product $192,933
Min: $130K
Max: $320K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $201,000
Min: $180K
Max: $250K

Skills that affect Technical Writer salaries in Austin

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

Recent Technical Writer salaries in Austin

$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Austin
$110,000
Yearly Salary
A Manager of Learning Experience & Technical Communications reported a yearly salary of $110,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Female
11-50 Employees
Austin
$95,228
Yearly Salary
A Content Developer reported a yearly salary of $95,228 with +$5,000 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
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