Senior Technical Writer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$128,167
$20,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$148,167
Total Compensation
Median: $128K
Min: $81K
Max: $200K

How Much Does a Senior Technical Writer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer in New York is $128,167. The average additional cash compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in New York is $20,000. The average total compensation for a Senior Technical Writer in New York is $148,167. Senior Technical Writer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Senior Technical Writer employees in New York.

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Senior Technical Writer jobs in NYC

Technical Writer, Help Content

Remote
2 days ago
+41
As a Help Content Technical Writer, you’ll create and improve help content with customer needs, internal feedback, and efficiency in mind. You’ll work with your manager and your teammates, ensuring your guides are accurate, aligned with Squarespace style, and meeting customer needs. Our knowledge base is in an exciting growth stage as we scale up to support a multi-product platform, and there's a lot of room for ownership and developing expertise. You’re perfect for this role if you’re a strong writer, editor, and project manager who loves digging into details while thinking about high-level strategy. 

Technical Writer, Marketing

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+40
Are you an experienced writer and editor with superior technical skills and a deep understanding of martech and adtech technologies? Are you capable of writing and editing deep dives on virtually any technology in our industry? Do you love pitching and evaluating ideas for new blog posts and keeping up with emerging trends in the customer data platform, martech, adtech space? If so, we’d love to talk to you. 

Business Analyst/ Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
3 weeks ago
+12
A Business Analyst with good communications skills and solid expertise in Clearing and Settlement. Business Analyst should have experience in Brokerage and/or Digital projects. Understanding of clearing and settlement systems migration/conversion/upgrade. Gathers requirements from business units/reviewing existing #c code and translate those to programmers and developers. Translate complex business problems into viable functional and/or technical specifications. Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies. Must be self-directed, organized, detail-oriented, and be able to meet tight deadlines. Demonstrate problem-solving skills.

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+23
Technical Writer A Better opportunity Better is looking for a Technical Writer to join the tech team. We are a fast moving team that values communication and documentation. We are looking for someone who can codify these practices and bring our documentation to the next level. As a Technical Writer you will help produce concise and accurate documentation of our features, guidelines and capabilities. You will also teach others how to organize and

Technical Writer, Connected Fitness Devices

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+27
Peloton is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to lead creation and launch of user-facing documentation for connected fitness devices. This person will consider the needs of the user to effectively craft written and visual manuals that give users the knowledge they need to use and enjoy their Peloton product. They will work directly with Product Managers, Engineers, Legal, Compliance, and Creative to gather all the appropriate experience, technical, and regulatory information. 

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.

Senior Technical Writer Salary ranges

The most common Senior Technical Writer salary in New York is between $130k - $140k.

Average Senior Technical Writer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Senior Technical Writer make the most at companies with 1-10 employees, earning $200,000 on average.

Senior Technical Writer Salary by gender

The average Senior Technical Writer salary for women is $127,000 and the average Senior Technical Writer salary for men is $150,000.

Senior Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer with 7+ years of experience is $153,167.

Average Product salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Product Analyst $83,319
Min: $62K
Max: $105K
Technical Writer $85,144
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Associate Product Manager $93,889
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Product Designer $110,699
Min: $45K
Max: $170K
Product Marketing Manager $111,895
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Product Manager $125,806
Min: $38K
Max: $205K
Senior Technical Writer $128,167
Min: $81K
Max: $200K
Product Owner $129,575
Min: $80K
Max: $250K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $135,141
Min: $105K
Max: $178K
Senior Product Manager $151,554
Min: $107K
Max: $273K
Director of Product Marketing $154,250
Min: $117K
Max: $172K
Technical Product Manager $163,000
Min: $151K
Max: $175K
Director of Product Management $167,176
Min: $100K
Max: $240K
Vice President of Product $212,284
Min: $145K
Max: $278K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $227,480
Min: $120K
Max: $415K

Skills that affect Senior Technical Writer salaries in New York

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White Papers
1% have this skill
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Editing
1% have this skill
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Fact checking
1% have this skill
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Interviewing
0% have this skill
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Ad Copy
0% have this skill
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Social Media
0% have this skill

Recent Senior Technical Writer salaries in New York

$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Creative Director, Content reported a yearly salary of $200,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
1-10 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$40,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
11-50 Employees
New York
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$124,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $124,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $135,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Sr. Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $130,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $88,000
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$88,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $88,000
501-1,000 Employees
New York
$85,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Technical Writer reported a yearly salary of $85,000
501-1,000 Employees
New York
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