Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario Salary

A Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$61,005 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are XML and FrameMaker.

C$40,764 - C$80,854
(Median)
C$41K
C$61K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$61,004
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C$19.00 - C$55.00
(Median)
C$19
C$36
C$55
MEDIAN: C$35.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$40,764 - C$80,854  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,040  
Profit Sharing
C$1,500  
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$40,442 - C$89,745  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$19C$38C$57
Hourly Rate
C$19.00 - C$55.00  
   
Overtime
C$45.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,500  
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$40,442 - C$89,745  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$64,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
up arrow 21%


Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

RoboHelp
0%

National Average
C$64,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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