Senior Technical Writer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$96,667
$5,750
Additional Cash Compensation
$102,417
Total Compensation
Median: $97K
Min: $83K
Max: $115K

How Much Does a Senior Technical Writer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $96,667. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $5,750. The average total compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $102,417. Senior Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Technical Writer employees in Chicago.

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6,330
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
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Senior Technical Writer jobs in Chicago

Sr. Technical Writer, Aircraft Engineering - Gogo Commercial Aviation

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+16
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled   Your role in helping us shape the future: You will organize, write, edit, and publish a variety of maintenance documentation which can include but not limited to Service Bulletins (hardware/software), Aircraft Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Part Catalogs, and Wiring Diagram Manuals. You must enjoy working in an environment where you are working on a change page revision

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
3 days ago
+54
When it's safe to return to the office, we will be adopting a hybrid working policy. As an organization, we value collaborating and learning from our peers in person, while providing the necessary flexibility for our employees to have a meaningful work-life balance. Please reach out to learn more about our return to office plans!  Being a Senior Technical Writer at iManage means… You are a detail-oriented, dynamic, and self-driven technical

Senior / Staff Technical Writer

Chicago
4 days ago
+64
Company Description ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud‑based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and

Technical Writer / Project Administrator

Chicago
4 days ago
+16
Coinflip is searching for a Technical Writer/Project Administrator to assist with the writing of SOP’s for training purposes, the creation and maintenance of company resource guides and with assisting with necessary documentation of ongoing projects. This is a hybrid role, with about 50% of the responsibilities going towards maintaining our company resource directory and training documents, and with about 50% assisting in project management. 

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
1 week ago
+52
WHO WE ARE  Centro delivers software and services to automate digital media operations for more than 1,000 leading agencies and brands.  Our comprehensive ad tech platform, Basis, supports the planning, reporting, and financial reconciliation of direct, programmatic, search, and social media, all in one place.  We are deeply committed to building software that will change the ad tech industry for the better and are equally dedicated to

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 $86,500.

Average Product salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Technical Writer $68,308
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Product Analyst $70,025
Min: $48K
Max: $122K
Associate Product Manager $77,844
Min: $55K
Max: $96K
Product Designer $90,188
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior Technical Writer $96,667
Min: $83K
Max: $115K
Product Owner $97,519
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Product Marketing Manager $109,233
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Technical Product Manager $113,583
Min: $86K
Max: $141K
Product Manager $113,987
Min: $68K
Max: $174K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Senior Product Manager $139,642
Min: $98K
Max: $210K
Director of Product Management $161,196
Min: $90K
Max: $250K
Director of Product Marketing $163,000
Min: $163K
Max: $163K
Vice President of Product $197,381
Min: $125K
Max: $278K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $250,786
Min: $125K
Max: $576K

Skills that affect Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

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Interviewing
4% have this skill
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Editing
4% have this skill
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HTML / CSS
4% have this skill
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Content Strategy
2% have this skill
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White Papers
2% have this skill
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Fact checking
2% have this skill

Recent Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

$83,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr tech writer reported a yearly salary of $83,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
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
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$108,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $108,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $115,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
$94,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $94,000
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago
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