A Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$53,543 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are XML, Adobe FrameMaker, FrameMaker, Editing, and Microsoft Word.

C$39,453 - C$82,588
C$39K
C$54K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$53,543
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C$19.35 - C$57.46
C$44
MEDIAN: C$44.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
C$39,453 - C$82,588  
   
Bonus
C$6,000  
Profit Sharing
C$4,425  
Total Pay (?
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C$39,251 - C$110,920  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Hourly Rate
C$44.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$6,000  
   
Profit Sharing
C$4,425  
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$39,251 - C$110,920  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲50%

▲49%

Mid-Career
▲39%

National Average
C$55,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
▲50%

▲29%


Editing
▲25%


Adobe RoboHelp
▲18%

Microsoft Excel
▲18%

RoboHelp
▲16%


Windows Operating System General Use
▲9%



National Average
C$55,000

▼5%

Adobe Photoshop
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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