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 Chicago from anonymous Senior Technical Writer employees in Chicago.

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Senior Technical Writer jobs in Chicago

Technical Writer - Contract

Chicago
3 days ago
+40
You’ll be the go-to technical writer for creating comprehensive product documentation that’s accurate, concise and effective. As a Technical Writer, you thrive at writing conceptual overviews and procedures, reading and writing example code and updating help center queries and FAQs. You’re a key link between Engineers, Product Managers and Marketing, tying together many vital but disparate parts of the project44 ecosystem.

Technical Writer - 20-0561

Remote
2 weeks ago
+54
As a Technical Writer, you will write accurate, engaging, user-friendly documentation that adheres to Relativity’s style guidelines. The Technical Writer works under moderate direction of managers and senior team members.

Technical Writer (Aerospace and Defense)

Chicago
4 days ago
+39
The candidate should be able to operate amongst a technical team to create document and drawing solutions using the latest technologies. The candidate must have demonstrated technical writing experience. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller documentation efforts.

Technical Writer

Chicago
5 days ago
+34
Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry? Recent advancements in underlying technology have finally made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus' proprietary platform connects an entire ecosystem of real-world evidence to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians, providing critical information about the right treatments for the right patients, at the right time. We are

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
1 day ago
+62
The Role: We seek an enthusiastic, results-driven candidate to serve as a Senior Technical Writer within the Workplace team. In this role, you help take our customer and internal focused services to new levels. You will work with partners across Technology, Product Management and Support to develop comprehensive documentation that meets our organizational standards and provides our teams and customers with deeper understanding of our technology and systems. The ability to communicate clearly at all levels, form strong relationships with stakeholders is critical for this role. This position is based in our Chicago office.

Software Development Technical Writer

Northwest Suburbs
1 week ago
+23
Where are you going?  Are you looking to grow in your career? Do you approach new challenges with excitement? The Shelby Group’s culture is an environment where your passion for professional growth and development are valued. You’ll have the opportunity to stand out; as we provide the visibility and recognition at the individual, team and company level. You’ll have the opportunity to leverage your ability to build strong relationships with

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 $67,538
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Product Analyst $69,543
Min: $48K
Max: $122K
Associate Product Manager $73,222
Min: $55K
Max: $82K
Product Designer $90,071
Min: $53K
Max: $184K
Senior Technical Writer $96,667
Min: $83K
Max: $115K
Product Owner $98,328
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Product Marketing Manager $109,714
Min: $63K
Max: $152K
Technical Product Manager $113,583
Min: $86K
Max: $141K
Product Manager $114,408
Min: $68K
Max: $200K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $137,625
Min: $108K
Max: $180K
Senior Product Manager $138,076
Min: $98K
Max: $210K
Director of Product Management $160,466
Min: $90K
Max: $250K
Director of Product Marketing $163,000
Min: $163K
Max: $163K
Vice President of Product $194,031
Min: $125K
Max: $278K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $326,500
Min: $125K
Max: $1250K

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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