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Technical Writers in Maine

Is Maine a good place for you to work as a Technical Writer?

$61,490 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Technical Writers in Maine earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Technical Writers Work in Maine?

90 people worked as Technical Writers in 2018 in this state.

There were 70 Technical Writers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 660 Technical Writers working in it, which means Maine has fewer Technical Writers than average.


Job Projections for Maine

Jobs for Technical Writers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 10.9%.


Maine Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 110 total jobs in 2026 for Technical Writers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,700 annual jobs and 58,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Technical Writers Make in Maine?

In 2018 wages for Technical Writers ranged from $43,750 to $94,540 with $61,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.03 to $45.45. The median hourly rate was $29.56.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $32.5 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.94.

The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Maine Metros for Technical Writers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Technical Writers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-South Portland, ME 40 $62,510
Portsmouth, NH-ME 30 $57,460

Top States for Technical Writers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Technical Writers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,240 $87,260
Texas 4,550 $71,020
Virginia 2,840 $80,230
Florida 2,740 $61,810
New York 2,460 $72,360
Massachusetts 2,420 $84,340
Maryland 2,000 $78,280
Ohio 1,830 $61,870
New Jersey 1,830 $80,230
Pennsylvania 1,810 $68,900
Illinois 1,460 $67,550
Michigan 1,450 $66,510
North Carolina 1,390 $73,740
Minnesota 1,290 $63,710
Colorado 1,240 $76,830
Washington 1,180 $85,520
Georgia 1,180 $74,130
Missouri 980 $56,250
Wisconsin 760 $58,460
Utah 750 $64,650

Below are the states where Technical Writers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $87,260
Washington $85,520
Massachusetts $84,340
District of Columbia $84,270
Virginia $80,230
New Jersey $80,230
Maryland $78,280
Connecticut $78,250
Colorado $76,830
Georgia $74,130

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