Technical Writer Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 282 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: October 5, 2019
Average in California
$39.02 per hour
77% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$11.85
$81.65
Salary Distribution

Average additional compensation

Cash bonus
$1,850
/ year

How much does a Technical Writer make in California?

The average salary for a Technical Writer is $39.02 per hour in California, which is 77% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 282 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Technical Writer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Technical Writer is less than 1 year.

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Technical Writer salaries by company in California
CompanyAverage salary
$90.00 per hour
$65.55 per hour
$60.00 per hour
$55.00 per hour
$53.30 per hour
$49.30 per hour
$47.89 per hour
$48.11 per hour
$47.94 per hour
$47.77 per hour
Technical Writer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$34.53 per hour
$39.37 per hour
$47.91 per hour
$43.08 per hour
$46.47 per hour