2019 Technical Writer Salary NYC (Updated Daily) | Built In NYC
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Technical Writer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$86,143
$2,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$88,143
Total Compensation
Median: $86K
Min: $50K
Max: $115K

How Much Does a Technical Writer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Technical Writer in New York is $86,143. The average additional cash compensation for a Technical Writer in New York is $2,000. The average total compensation for a Technical Writer in New York is $88,143. Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Technical Writer employees in New York.

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Technical Writer jobs in NYC
8

Senior Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+16
We’re looking for someone to drive product adoption by communicating how to use our sophisticated programmatic advertising platform. Everyone says you’re a good technical writer – and you have the solid track record to prove it -- but you’re so much more than that. You are ready to take ownership of part of a key communications channel. You can write solid marketing copy on technical topics. You might not be an expert when you start in on a project, but you work effectively with those who are, and soon earn their respect and trust. You have an entrepreneurial spirit, can run with a request, and deliver polished results autonomously. You take complex technical information, distill it down to essential concepts, and create multimedia content that gives people an “aha” moment. You have a keen eye for the small things that make the good great and are delighted when you help the team say it better.

Engineering Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+16
You will craft and maintain text and multimedia content that shares and emphasizes the innovations, technical challenges, and technical creativity of The Trade Desk engineering department and platform. You will work with subject matter experts on the engineering team and other engineering collaborators to define technical blog and article content that emphasizes technical details. You will guide the content creation process by iterating on the details with engineers, polishing the content with marketing, and publishing content through the appropriate medium. You will craft and refine an engineering voice and style guidelines. You will work with the marketing and engineering teams to generate technical content for landmark releases.

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
14 hours ago
+33
Research, create and maintain the customer knowledge base, including tooltips, tutorials, user guides, scripts for how-to videos, and other user-oriented content. Work collaboratively with Product, Engineering, Solutions, and Implementation teams to understand product workflows, use cases, detailed functionality, and capabilities. Deliver concise, accurate, and complete pieces within specified timelines. Review the content changes for the new updates including checking grammar, links, and concise message, as well as identifying any content that should be updated to maintain consistency.

Technical Writer

2 weeks ago
+22
Zipari is a technology start-up company based in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. Our mission is to disrupt the insurance industry by introducing consumer-centric solutions powered by data analytics. We are looking for individuals who want to build a company, a culture and solve complex challenges. The Zipari team members have strong work ethics, believe in what Zipari is building, and are willing to play whatever role is necessary to achieve the company’s

Senior Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+14
We are looking for a passionate, results-oriented, and motivated self-starter to join the Product team to collaborate on our product documentation efforts for Compute, Storage, Network, and Developer Tools products, and services. Reporting to the Technical Writing Manager, the Technical Writer will work across the organization to produce product documentation and set standards across the team.

Senior Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+20
Put yourself in the shoes of architects and administrators planning and running CockroachDB and developers building applications against it. Write concise and informative how-tos and tutorials, intuitive explanations of complex topics and features, and comprehensive CLI and SQL reference documentation. Develop technical expertise in CockroachDB and accompanying technologies. Foster collaboration with our Engineering, Product, Support, and Sales teams to keep our documentation up-to-date, effective, and user-centric.

Deep Learning Technical Writer (project based)

2 weeks ago
+29
About Paperspace Paperspace is a high-performance cloud computing and ML development platform for building, training and deploying machine learning models. Tens of thousands of individuals, startups and enterprises use Paperspace to iterate faster and collaborate on intelligent, real-time prediction engines. Paperspace is backed by leading investors including Battery Ventures, Intel Capital, SineWave Ventures, Sorenson Ventures, Y Combinator and

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
TurnTo is looking for an individual to take on a dedicated role of Technical Writer, leading our internal and developer-facing documentation. This person should be a writer who loves digging into code, talking with product managers and developers, and can create well-formatted and easily digestible documentation. The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating and maintaining documentation sites for both customers and internal teams that cover implementation, best practices, and troubleshooting.

Technical Writer Salary ranges

The two most common Technical Writer salary ranges in New York are $70k - $80k and $110k - $120k.

Average Technical Writer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Technical Writer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $92,167 on average.

Technical Writer Salary by gender

The average Technical Writer salary for women is $100,500 and the average Technical Writer salary for men is $115,000.

Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $102,500.

Average Content salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Content Strategist $68,200
Min: $50K
Max: $85K
Editor $75,846
Min: $50K
Max: $128K
Copywriter $81,875
Min: $30K
Max: $125K
Technical Writer $86,143
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Content Manager $88,135
Min: $38K
Max: $200K
Content Marketing Manager $103,250
Min: $40K
Max: $190K
Senior Technical Writer $109,125
Min: $81K
Max: $135K

NYC Companies with the Highest Content Salaries

+18
Productivity, Software
+34
Big Data, Cloud
+37
HR Tech, Payments
+19
Fintech, Machine Learning

Recent Technical Writer salaries in New York

$90,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $90,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
500+ Employees
New York
$115,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $115,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
500+ Employees
New York
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
500+ Employees
New York
$74,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $74,000
500+ Employees
New York
$74,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $74,000
500+ Employees
New York
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $78,000
500+ Employees
New York
$78,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $78,000
500+ Employees
New York
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $50,000
201-500 Employees
New York
$50,000
Yearly Salary
A Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $50,000
201-500 Employees
New York
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