A Late-Career Technical Writer earns an average salary of C$74,257 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe Photoshop and Technical Writing.

C$53,561 - C$91,450
C$54K
C$74K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$74,257
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C$24.92 - C$281.18
C$25
C$54
C$280
MEDIAN: C$54.04
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$53,561 - C$91,450  
   
Bonus
C$2,650  
Total Pay (?
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C$53,001 - C$127,518  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$24.92 - C$281.18  
   
Overtime
C$62.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$200KC$400KC$600K
Bonus
C$2,650  
   
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$53,001 - C$127,518  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$76,973

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
▲12%

Technical Writing
▲10%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲9%



Windows Operating System General Use
▲7%

Editing
▲7%

XML
▲6%

HTML
▲5%

Microsoft Word
▲5%

▲1%

RoboHelp
▲1%

National Average
C$77,000

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼4%

Adobe RoboHelp
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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