The average pay for a Technical Writer with XML skills is C$62,132 per year.

C$46,912 - C$88,550
C$47K
C$62K
C$89K
MEDIAN: C$62,132
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50%
90%

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C$36.33 - C$45.85
C$41
MEDIAN: C$41.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Salary
C$46,912 - C$88,550  
   
Bonus
C$1,208 - C$7,946  
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$47,055 - C$91,907  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$41.00  
   
Overtime
C$28.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$31KC$62KC$93K
Bonus
C$1,208 - C$7,946  
   
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$47,055 - C$91,907  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 19 salaries. A Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
C$66,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 18%