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Senior Technical Writer salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

$103,400
$10,788
Additional Cash Compensation
$114,188
Total Compensation
Median: 100,000
Min: $83K
Max: $130K

How Much Does a Senior Technical Writer Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $103,400. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $10,788. The average total compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in Chicago is $114,188. Senior Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In from anonymous Senior Technical Writer employees in Chicago.

Chicago by the numbers

7,145
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
1,603,586
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
Senior Technical Writer
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Senior Technical Writer Salary by gender

The average Senior Technical Writer salary for women is $91,500 and the average Senior Technical Writer salary for men is $111,333.

Senior Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $102,000.

Senior Technical Writer Salary ranges

Average Product salaries in Chicago

Job TitleAverage SalarySalary Range
Technical Writer$74,154
Min: $60K
Max: $100K
Product Analyst$77,545
Min: $60K
Max: $110K
Associate Product Manager$81,485
Min: $65K
Max: $100K
Senior Technical Writer$103,400
Min: $83K
Max: $130K
Product Designer$105,515
Min: $80K
Max: $200K
Product Marketing Manager$114,878
Min: $79K
Max: $226K
Product Owner$116,167
Min: $86K
Max: $180K
Product Manager$117,669
Min: $90K
Max: $174K
Technical Product Manager$125,136
Min: $86K
Max: $150K
Senior Product Marketing Manager$138,773
Min: $90K
Max: $180K
Senior Product Manager$143,169
Min: $98K
Max: $225K
Director of Product Management$167,080
Min: $135K
Max: $230K
Director of Product Marketing$192,600
Min: $163K
Max: $210K
Vice President of Product$207,218
Min: $145K
Max: $270K
CPO (Chief Product Officer)$310,688
Min: $180K
Max: $576K

Career Info

Senior Technical Writer jobs in Chicago

Skills that affect Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

1
Editing
5% have this skill
2
Content Strategy
4% have this skill
3
Fact checking
4% have this skill
4
HTML / CSS
4% have this skill
5
Analytical Research
3% have this skill
6
Interviewing
3% have this skill

Average Senior Technical Writer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Technical Writer make the most at companies with 1,000+ employees, earning $97,500 on average.

Recent Senior Technical Writer salaries in Chicago

$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$13,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$95,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Content Analyst reported a yearly salary of $95,000 with +$16,150 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1,000+ Employees
Chicago
$100,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $100,000 with +$4,500 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
1,000+ Employees
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
$109,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $109,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Chicago