The average salary for a Technical Writer with Adobe InDesign skills is C$55,447 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$39,594 - C$77,421
(Median)
C$40K
C$55K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$55,447
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C$14.93 - C$36.69
(Median)
C$15
C$22
C$37
MEDIAN: C$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$39,594 - C$77,421  
   
Bonus
C$3,000  
Profit Sharing
C$6,360  
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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C$39,154 - C$78,297  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$14.93 - C$36.69  
   
Overtime
C$30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$3,000  
   
Profit Sharing
C$6,360  
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).
)
C$39,154 - C$78,297  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
C$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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