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 $143,164, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $119,946-$152,067, 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 $143,164, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Technical Writing Director in the United States are expected to make less than $143,164.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 2017
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 July 2017
Establishes and plans the overall policies and goals for technical writing function. Develops standard documentation methods to effectively communicate product concepts and technical information. Coordinates with other teams and departments to determine technical writing needs. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a senior manager or top management. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. View full job description