US
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West Coast

Technical Writer

The Technical Writer is tasked with researching, collecting and then transforming complex technical information into accessible, concise documentation to be used by the business, such as instructional manuals.

$
96
k
US
perm avg.
$
475
US
contract avg.

Perm

Average Technical Writer salaries in West Coast US range from $90k to $100k

Contract

Average Technical Writer contract rates in West Coast US range from $400 (per day) to $550 (per day)

Living in

West Coast

US

Home to the booming tech hub of San Francisco (plus many other sought-after cities), living on the West Coast certainly has its advantages both professionally and personally. Often directly compared to the East Coast in terms of expensive living costs, you can expect to find stunning examples of nature here - ideal for nature lovers. The forward-thinking attitude among this region (especially within California) also makes for increased awareness of our climate crisis, with many “doing their bit” to help protect the planet.

In terms of tech opportunity, the West Coast certainly doesn’t fall far behind New York City. Home to Silicon Valley and complete with a huge presence of both the entertainment and finance industries, the tech scene here is simply second-to-none. While remote working has dominated the overall workforce (as with the US as a whole), there’s no denying the West Coast is an ideal place to be if you’re looking for the closest tech opportunities with giant corporations.


West Coast
West Coast
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$

3,000

p/m

Average rent for 1 bed flat

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75

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Average gym membership

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