Experienced Technical Writer Salary

The average salary for an Experienced Technical Writer is C$66,629 per year. A skill in Technical Writing is associated with high pay for this job.

C$48,189 - C$85,539
(Median)
C$48K
C$67K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$66,628
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C$26.53 - C$69.04
(Median)
C$27
C$40
C$69
MEDIAN: C$39.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$48,189 - C$85,539  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,851  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$49,284 - C$100,859  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$26.53 - C$69.04  
   
Overtime
C$1.49 - C$55.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,851  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$49,284 - C$100,859  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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National Average: C$71,021

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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

XML
up arrow 7%

FrameMaker
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 4%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
C$71,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%


Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

RoboHelp
up arrow 6%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 10%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 18%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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