Technical Writing Supervisor Salary in the United States

How much does a Technical Writing Supervisor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Technical Writing Supervisor in the United States is $48 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $42 and $55. Hourly rate 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

Job Description

Supervises the daily activities and workflow of technical writers. Ensures standard documentation methods are followed by staff. Provides guidance on writing complex technical documentations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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49
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    Technical Writer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Technical Writing Supervisor

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Technical Writing Manager

    5 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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