The average salary for a Technical Writer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$79,674 per year. A skill in HTML is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$40,134 - AU$113,346
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AU$40K
AU$80K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$79,674
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AU$22.47 - AU$82.21
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AU$22
AU$47
AU$82
MEDIAN: AU$47.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$40,134 - AU$113,346  
   
Bonus
AU$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,173 - AU$137,860  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$28AU$56AU$84
Hourly Rate
AU$22.47 - AU$82.21  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$1,250  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$44,173 - AU$137,860  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
AU$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 16%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
AU$82,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 83%
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