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Senior Technical Writer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$107,833
$16,250
Additional Cash Compensation
$124,083
Total Compensation
Median: $108K
Min: $90K
Max: $150K

How Much Does a Senior Technical Writer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $107,833. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $16,250. The average total compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $124,083. Senior Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Senior Technical Writer employees in Chicago.

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Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Senior Technical Writer jobs in Chicago

Technical Writer

Chicago
20 hours ago
+38
About Us Shipwell is fundamentally changing the shipping and logistics industry by building a connected platform that provides solutions for your entire supply chain. We are streamlining the way shippers, 3PLs, and carriers have operated for decades using ground-breaking technology to provide automation and workflow solutions in an established industry that comprises over 5% GDP. Shipwell created the first truly connected digital supply chain

Technical Writer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+29
Sertifi offers an Agreement Platform built for businesses who need a more efficient and secure way to manage the full contract process. We simplify how businesses send and collect agreements and payments by bringing it all into one secure platform. Sertifi automates business processes, saves you time from performing repetitive tasks, enhances security and PCI-compliance, and provides customers an easy and convenient way to do business with your

Technical Writer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+16
Responsible for the creation, editing, and maintenance of technical documentation. Works directly with document owners to identify documentation needs to produce a variety of technical publications. Creates databases, documentation libraries, reports, and tools.

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
6 days ago
+47
Create product documentation for developers and system administrators. Author in a variety of environments, Microsoft Word and DITA/XML. Research, write, and ensure the accuracy of content that covers current and future releases of our product. Review and edit best practice guides from SMEs. Analyze current product documentation to determine usability and make improvements as indicated. Continuously improve documentation by responding to and incorporating feedback from customers and internal users. Collaborate with other groups to create content for the ServiceNow development community.

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 51-200 employees, earning $150,000 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 $56,136
Min: $42K
Max: $74K
Technical Writer $66,800
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Content Marketing Manager $68,321
Min: $33K
Max: $110K
Copywriter $68,400
Min: $52K
Max: $87K
Content Strategist $71,025
Min: $35K
Max: $120K
Content Manager $71,464
Min: $45K
Max: $92K
Senior Technical Writer $107,833
Min: $90K
Max: $150K

Skills that affect Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

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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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