The average salary for an Entry-Level Technical Writer is AU$60,085 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word.

AU$39,663 - AU$85,307
AU$40K
AU$60K
AU$85K
MEDIAN: AU$60,085
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AU$21.74 - AU$80.54
AU$22
AU$29
AU$81
MEDIAN: AU$28.50
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Salary
AU$39,663 - AU$85,307  
   
Bonus
AU$3,640  
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,476 - AU$87,481  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$27AU$54AU$81
Hourly Rate
AU$21.74 - AU$80.54  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$3,640  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,476 - AU$87,481  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$60,052

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
▲14%

Microsoft Word
▲11%

National Average
AU$60,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%

Adobe Photoshop
▼17%

Microsoft Excel
▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼21%

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 93%