A Late-Career Technical Writer earns an average salary of AU$98,264 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, HTML, Windows Operating System General Use, and Adobe Acrobat.

AU$78,692 - AU$126,345
AU$79K
AU$98K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$98,264
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AU$48.59 - AU$80.00
AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$70.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Salary
AU$78,692 - AU$126,345  
   
Bonus
AU$6,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$77,810 - AU$166,400  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$30AU$60AU$90
Hourly Rate
AU$70.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$6,500  
   
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$77,810 - AU$166,400  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
20 years or more
100%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
▲34%

Microsoft Excel
▲34%

HTML
▲26%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲17%

Adobe Acrobat
▲16%

National Average
AU$102,000

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Adobe FrameMaker
▼15%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 83%