Alternate Job Titles: Director of Technical Writing, Technical Writing Director
How much does a Technical Writing Director make? The median annual Technical Writing Director salary is $142,533, as of August 29, 2016, with a range usually between $108,674-$158,447, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Technical Writing Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Technical Writing Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Technical Writing Director in the United States is $142,533, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Technical Writing Director in the United States are expected to make less than $142,533.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Technical Writing Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Technical Writing Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 2016
Establishes, plans, and administers the overall policies and goals for the technical writing department. Develops standard documentation methods to effectively communicate product concepts and technical information. Oversees internal process documentation. Coordinates with other teams and departments to determine technical writing needs. Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description