Technical Editor

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October 30, 2016

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Technical Editor Job Description

Editors Perform variety of editorial duties, such as laying out, indexing, and revising content of written materials, in preparation for final publication. Technical Writers Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.

Technical Editor Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Technical Editor is $55888 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $82632. The lowest salary reported was $38583. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Technical Editor is $18.55 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $24.96. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $12.14. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Technical Editor are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $890 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Technical Editor. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
California – $31,785 – $80,959
Colorado – $38,619 – $70,467
Florida – $41,116 – $59,548
Maryland – $50,938 – $70,198
Virginia – $40,851 – $83,191
Washington – $40,851 – $85,694

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These are the highest paying cities for a Technical Editor. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Denver, Colorado –
Seattle, Washington –
Washington, District of Columbia –
Tampa, Florida –
Redmond, Washington –
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi –
Fremont, California –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Technical Editor from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $55888 while in 2007 it was just $51829.55

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 78% of Technical Editors were females while 22% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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