Senior Technical Writer Salary Chicago: Updated 2018 | Built In Chicago
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Chicago

Senior Technical Writer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$99,400
$2,500
Additional Cash Compensation
$101,900
Total Compensation
Median: $99K
Min: $90K
Max: $115K

How Much Does a Senior Technical Writer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $99,400. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $2,500. The average total compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $101,900. Senior Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior Technical Writer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

5,077
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
128,395
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

+24
Mobile, Software
+11
Consumer Web, Fintech
+10
Big Data, Healthtech
+23
Software

Senior Technical Writer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Technical Writer salary in Chicago is between $90k - $100k.

Average Senior Technical Writer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Technical Writer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $99,400 on average.

Senior Technical Writer Salary by gender

Senior Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $90,000.

Average Content salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Editor $55,550
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Content Strategist $61,400
Min: $35K
Max: $88K
Content Marketing Manager $62,700
Min: $42K
Max: $110K
Technical Writer $67,533
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Copywriter $69,577
Min: $54K
Max: $87K
Content Manager $72,300
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $99,400
Min: $90K
Max: $115K

Senior Technical Writer jobs in Chicago
3

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
2 days ago
+13
About iManage iManage transforms how professionals in legal, accounting and financial services get work done by combining the power of artificial intelligence with market leading document and email management. iManage automates routine cognitive tasks, provides powerful insights and streamlines how professionals work while maintaining the highest level of security and governance over critical client and corporate data. Over one million

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
1 week ago
+21
At Relativity, we make software to help users organize data, discover the truth, and act on it. Our e-discovery platform is used by more than 13,000 organizations around the world to manage large volumes of data and quickly identify key issues during litigation, internal investigations, and compliance projects. Here you can own your career in a community of values-driven people who help our customers around the world solve complex data challenges

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
4 days ago
+24
We are adding a Senior Technical Writer to our L&D team! As a Senior Technical Writer your main focus will be to take on the complex documentation needs of our new SaaS enterprise. Working with our Engineering & L&D teams, you will create content including trainings, FAQ, tips and tricks, and how to’s to help the client best leverage our product. You, as a Senior Technical Writer understand the importance of change management. When implementing

Skills that affect Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

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Content Strategy
20% have this skill
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Interviewing
20% have this skill
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Editing
20% have this skill
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White Papers
20% have this skill
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Fact checking
20% have this skill
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HTML / CSS
20% have this skill

Recent Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000 with +$2,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
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500+ Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
500+ Employees
Chicago
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