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I've been monitoring this discussion for a bit and had to add my two cents. On
Long Island, there are companies willing to pay that much for a technical
writer. However, the writer better be well rounded and not locked into writing
user manuals only. The writer should also have much more than 3 years of
experience, be well versed in various PC graphics programs, and be able to
easily pick up on technical material. I'd say that 50K is exceptional for
someone with 3 years of experience and a limited technical background.
> The companies I'm familiar with pay far more for technical writers with
> actual technical skills, then for end-user writers. Where did your friend
> get the 65K figure to begin with? Seems very high for a not too technical,
> not too experienced writer.
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