Technical Writer Salary

A Technical Writer earns an average salary of AU$72,585 per year. A skill in Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$48,906 - AU$100,683
(Median)
AU$49K
AU$73K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$72,585
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AU$23.42 - AU$80.24
(Median)
AU$23
AU$50
AU$80
MEDIAN: AU$49.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$48,906 - AU$100,683  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,304  
Profit Sharing
AU$5,339  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$49,213 - AU$128,673  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$27AU$54AU$81
Hourly Rate
AU$23.42 - AU$80.24  
   
Overtime
AU$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$5,339  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$49,213 - AU$128,673  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$77,841

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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries




National Average
AU$78,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 14%


up arrow 5%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

XML
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$78,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

FrameMaker
up arrow 3%

RoboHelp
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 6%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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