Technical Writing and Editing Employee - Federal Salaries of 2018
Pay Rates for "Technical Writing and Editing Employee"How much does a Technical Writing and Editing Employee in the federal government get paid? $97,613.65* *Based on the 2018 average.
Technical Writing and Editing Employee was the 237th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 476 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2018, the National Institutes of Health hired the most employees titled Technical Writing And Editing, with an average salary of $111,170.
Government Technical Writing And Editing jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Technical Writing And Editing job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes positions that involve writing or editing technical materials, such as reports of research findings; scientific or technical articles, news releases, and periodicals; regulations in technical areas; technical manuals, specifications, brochures, and pamphlets; or speeches or scripts on scientific or technical subjects. Technical writers and technical editors draw on a substantial knowledge of a particular subject-matter area, such as the natural or social sciences, engineering, law, or other fields. The work involves the development of information and analysis to select and present information on the specialized subject in a form and at a level suitable for the intended audience.
Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.
Agencies that have hired a Technical Writing and Editing Employee
Technical Writing and Editing Employee Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Technical Writing and Editing Employee is $97,613.65. The highest paid Technical Writing and Editing Employee made $172,706 in 2018.
Common Technical Writing and Editing Employee Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Technical Writing And Editing Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||390|
|FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan||52|
|ZA - Administrative||17|
|CG - Corporate Graded||4|
|PG - Printing Office Grades||3|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||3|
|EI - Advisory Committee Member (other)||2|
|IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos||1|
|CU - Credit Union Employees||1|
|VH - Professional, Admin., And Managerial||1|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||1|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$26,915.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$142,180.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Administrative and Management|
|Occupation Family:||1000 INFORMATION AND ARTS GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade
GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Technical Writing and Editing jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Hydrologic Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Insurance Examining||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Commissary Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
|Equal Opportunity Assistance||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Hospital Housekeeping Management||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Technical Writing And Editing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Technical Writing and Editing Employee was $69,799. Since then, the average pay has increased to $97,614 in 2018.
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