The average salary for a Technical Writer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$80,759 per year. A skill in HTML is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$42,500 - AU$117,500
AU$43K
AU$81K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$80,759
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AU$22.30 - AU$82.85
AU$22
AU$50
AU$83
MEDIAN: AU$49.67
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$42,500 - AU$117,500  
   
Bonus
AU$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$45,421 - AU$139,575  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$28AU$56AU$84
Hourly Rate
AU$22.30 - AU$82.85  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$60KAU$120KAU$180K
Bonus
AU$2,000  
   
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$45,421 - AU$139,575  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
034
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
AU$83,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 22%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 10%


Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
AU$83,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 86%
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