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Technical Writer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$84,610
$2,000
Additional Cash Compensation
$86,610
Total Compensation
Median: $85K
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 $84,610. 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 $86,610. 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

Senior Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+16
Communicate effectively about The Trade Desk and its products to internal and external audiences in a variety of media, including text, graphics, and video. Combine technical accuracy with compelling language that highlights both the “how” and the “why” of our platform and its features. Create and maintain clear, accurate, and engaging technical content that empowers digital advertising professionals to use The Trade Desk platform to meet their business goals. Take ownership of projects and manage stakeholder expectations while achieving business goals. Collaborate with marketing managers, product teams, and other technical communicators to ensure all technical content fits into The Trade Desk’s brand and product themes and supports specific marketing campaigns. Create product marketing copy with a strong technical emphasis. Manage content through the development and publication cycles using JIRA and other workflow management tools. Assist in creating and managing content lifecycle processes, including content localization in multiple languages.

Technical Writer, Help Content

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+32
As a Technical Writer, you’ll create and improve help content with customer needs, internal feedback, and efficiency in mind. You’ll work closely with your manager and your teammates, ensuring your guides are accurate, aligned with Squarespace style, and meeting customer needs. 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, Help Content

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+32
As a Technical Writer, you’ll create and improve help content with customer needs, internal feedback, and efficiency in mind. You’ll work closely with your manager and your teammates, ensuring your guides are accurate, aligned with Squarespace style, and meeting customer needs. 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. 

API Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+16
We're looking for an API Technical Writer who can hit the ground running and create the content and educational materials that enable developers to easily integrate and build to our products. Your expertise will include strong contextual writing, a love for coherent information architecture, and a hankering to dive deep and get things right.

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+26
Research, write, and produce a high volume of developer facing documentation for an ever-evolving product. Partner with teams to generate cohesive and effective API documentation to be delivered in cadence with sprint/release cycles. Obtain a deep understanding of OpenFin’s products to translate complex information into a simplified and consumable content . Manage OpenFin’s online API documentation and corresponding collateral. Manage a high volume of simultaneous projects and priorities independently, in close collaboration with multiple stakeholders.

Technical Writer

3 weeks ago
+22
Developing, organizing, writing and editing technical operational procedures and manuals. Researching, developing and documenting technical design specifications in close collaboration with multiple stakeholders. Maintaining a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation. Incorporating Swagger/OAS into customer facing and internal developer documentation. Analyzing documents to maintain continuity of style of content. Managing updates and revisions to technical literature. Working with managers to prioritize the needs of end users of technical documentation. Reviewing product samples and speaking with product designers and developers. Organizing and writing supporting documents for products. Using diagrams that increase users’ understanding and convey reference architecture.

Technical Writer

Greater NYC Area
2 months 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 most common Technical Writer salary in New York is between $70k - $80k.

Average Technical Writer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Technical Writer make the most at companies with 500+ employees, earning $89,554 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 $94,438.

Technical Writer Salary by Years of Experience

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

Average Product salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Product Analyst $83,253
Min: $72K
Max: $97K
Technical Writer $84,610
Min: $50K
Max: $115K
Product Designer $103,709
Min: $45K
Max: $160K
Product Marketing Manager $107,304
Min: $70K
Max: $140K
Senior Technical Writer $109,125
Min: $81K
Max: $135K
Product Owner $122,938
Min: $80K
Max: $250K
Product Manager $123,948
Min: $38K
Max: $180K
Senior Product Marketing Manager $133,219
Min: $105K
Max: $178K
Senior Product Manager $148,771
Min: $107K
Max: $199K
Director of Product Management $159,974
Min: $100K
Max: $235K
Vice President of Product $209,284
Min: $145K
Max: $278K
CPO (Chief Product Officer) $225,571
Min: $120K
Max: $415K

Recent Technical Writer salaries in New York

$73,876
Yearly Salary
A Teacher reported a yearly salary of $73,876
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$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
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