The average salary for an Experienced Technical Writer is C$66,986 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are HTML and Technical Writing.

C$48,215 - C$87,251
C$48K
C$67K
C$87K
MEDIAN: C$66,986
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C$20.72 - C$73.40
C$21
C$40
C$73
MEDIAN: C$39.55
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$34KC$68KC$102K
Salary
C$48,215 - C$87,251  
   
Bonus
C$979 - C$7,652  
Total Pay (?
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C$48,591 - C$99,566  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$20.72 - C$73.40  
   
Overtime
C$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$979 - C$7,652  
   
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$48,591 - C$99,566  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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National Average: C$72,473

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

▲12%

Technical Writing
▲11%

Adobe Photoshop
▲9%

XML
▲8%


Adobe RoboHelp
▲3%

Editing
▲3%

▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
C$72,000




Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

▼8%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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