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

5,115
Total number of Tech companies in Chicago
131,051
Total number of tech users on Built In Chicago
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Chicago Companies with the Highest Product Salaries

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

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 Product salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Product Analyst $66,875
Min: $40K
Max: $98K
Technical Writer $67,533
Min: $43K
Max: $95K
Product Designer $80,842
Min: $53K
Max: $111K
Product Owner $95,429
Min: $55K
Max: $128K
Senior Technical Writer $99,400
Min: $90K
Max: $115K
Product Marketing Manager $107,120
Min: $70K
Max: $137K
Product Manager $107,674
Min: $74K
Max: $166K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $131,692
Min: $108K
Max: $153K
Senior Product Manager $146,158
Min: $121K
Max: $201K
Director of Product Management $151,296
Min: $90K
Max: $195K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $192,857
Min: $125K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Product $198,136
Min: $149K
Max: $278K

Senior Technical Writer jobs in Chicago
5

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
4 days ago
+21
As a Senior Technical Writer, you will write accurate, engaging, user-friendly documentation that adheres to Relativity’s style guidelines. You may also write documentation used by external developers to extend the Relativity platform. The Senior Technical Writer works under general direction of managers and senior team members.

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+14
Develops technical documentation by understanding the product domain, product features, and use cases. Develops understanding of the implementation processes and creates new business process templates, flow charts, forms, system/functional specification templates by interacting with business leads and subject matter experts. Proactively identifies opportunities for improvement and updates existing templates, flow charts, and forms. Understands and adheres to iManage technical publications standards and processes. Gets under the hood of the product and develops excellent understanding of the product by setting up the product. Interacts proactively with subject matter experts (for example, R&D team, Product Managers, Support, and so on) to ensure that the product documentation is technically accurate, comprehensive, and complete. Continually thinks of innovative ways to come up with deliverables that can address problems of customers, partners, support team, and various stakeholders.

Technical Writer

Chicago
2 weeks ago
+21
We are looking for an experienced self motivated technical writer to create technical documentation for sales and marketing needs. This is a ground floor opportunity to help establish a pubs group at Kenna Security.. This position is a FTE opportunity based in our Chicago office.

SR TECHNICAL WRITER - SOFTWARE

Chicago
1 week ago
+15
The Senior Technical Writer is responsible for creating, developing, planning, writing and editing operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for multimedia or  web-based publications, from planning stage through delivery.  This person will work with the development team on the Sphera Essential product as well as on the Sphera Cloud projects.

Senior Technical Writer

Chicago
3 weeks ago
+24
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 new processes and technology it can completely change our clients everyday lives and you write with the goal of easing the transition and proactively answering any question they may have. You are excited by the opportunity to drive our SAAS product forward through documentation from inception to implementation. As a Senior Technical Writer you are well-experienced in writing with a history of creating impactful documents with proven success. You have a deep understanding of product features, project management, and best practices including usability and quality assurance.

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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