Technical Writing Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Technical Writing Manager make in the United States? The average Technical Writing Manager salary in the United States is $99,196 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $89,867 and $117,995. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Technical Writing Manager manages and reviews the work of supervisors and a group of technical writers. Ensures standard documentation methods are followed by staffs. Being a Technical Writing Manager provides guidance on writing very complex technical documentations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Technical Writing Manager typically reports to a senior manager. The Technical Writing Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Technical Writing Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Technical Writing Supervisor III

    3 - 5 years experience
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    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Technical Writing Director


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