2019 Technical Writer Salary Austin (Updated Daily) | Built In Austin
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Account Executive
Account Manager
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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
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Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
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Customer Support Manager
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Design Director
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DevOps Engineer
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Director of Analytics
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Inside Sales Manager
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Marketing Associate
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Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
Principal Software Engineer
Product Analyst
Product Designer
Product Manager
Product Marketing Manager
Product Owner
Project Coordinator
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Public Relations Manager
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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.

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Technical Writer jobs in Austin

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


Create and develop drafts for non-fiction book projects. Research content from primary and secondary resources. Summarize collected research for team review. Write, edit and post blog and email content.

Senior UX Content Writer

1 day 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.

Cybersecurity Content Writer

3 days ago
We are looking for an experienced cybersecurity content writer who is a journalist at heart. Your primary responsibility will be to bring our research and test documentation to life.  You will help communicate our value to a variety of audiences both in the cybersecurity space and the C-Suite.  You will collaborate with all stakeholders to develop and execute an ongoing editorial calendar of publications that advance the organization’s position as a thought leader within the industry.  You should have an understanding of the ecosystem of cybersecurity products and be able to communicate NSS Labs’ testing of those products to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Senior Technical Writer

Create a documentation methodology and information architecture. Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements. Design and organize documentation sets for new APIs, developer products, onboarding, technical support and user guides. Quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures.

Senior UX Writer

5 days ago
Write thoughtful, helpful UX microcopy: headings, labels, calls to actions, errors. Define the problem space, discover what the customer needs to know, and help customers complete tasks, based on research, interviews with subject matter experts, and using the product. Partner closely with designers, researchers, writers, and engineers. Explore and test content by partnering with UX research and QA. Own and drive projects independently, while sharing your work frequently in critiques. Work from and contribute to style guide. Participate in developing and refining our voice and tone. Advocate for the customer in all aspects of your job. Work at both a detailed level and a strategic level.

Customer Success Content Writer

1 week 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.


1 week 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.

Sr. Technical Writer

1 week ago
This is a new role within our Sales Engineering team. We have a strong customer service and architecture background. Being the first Technical Writer on our team will provide you an ambitious opportunity to help us build new muscle around content, process and community related to WordPress. Come demonstrate your in-depth expertise as we continue to significantly expand our client base!

Content Marketer & Writer

2 weeks ago
ShipStation is looking for a prolific wordsmith and talented content creator. A successful content marketer and writer will write and produce various projects (including blog) regularly, to expand our company’s digital footprint, awareness, subscribers, and leads. This role requires a high level of creativity, a dedication to metrics and reporting, and project management skills. This role will also manage our PR channels and must be detail oriented and well organized. You will be a primary point of contact for all things “words” for content and prove your genius through data.

UX Writer / Content Strategist Intern

2 weeks ago
As our UX Writer/Content Strategist Intern, you’re an advocate for the Cloudflare user experience. You’ll be embedded on the Product Design team. You’ll work across the company to create, maintain, and update coherent product narratives. Expect to collaborate with designers, product managers, developers, marketers, customer support specialists, and our sales team. You’re eager to use research, empathy, and craftsmanship to produce best in class written content.

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 $88,760
Min: $55K
Max: $130K
Senior Technical Writer $90,923
Min: $84K
Max: $98K
Product Owner $101,796
Min: $73K
Max: $133K
Product Manager $108,776
Min: $55K
Max: $147K
Product Marketing Manager $110,021
Min: $62K
Max: $149K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $133,423
Min: $95K
Max: $158K
Senior Product Manager $138,997
Min: $109K
Max: $191K
Director of Product Management $164,810
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

Enterprise Web, Productivity
Edtech, Mobile
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud

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
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