A Late-Career Technical Writer earns an average salary of C$72,250 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are XML and Technical Writing.

C$52,602 - C$90,200
(Median)
C$53K
C$72K
C$90K
MEDIAN: C$72,250
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C$24.75 - C$286.03
(Median)
C$25
C$43
C$290
MEDIAN: C$42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$52,602 - C$90,200  
   
Bonus
C$2,023  
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$52,325 - C$122,633  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$100C$200C$300
Hourly Rate
C$24.75 - C$286.03  
   
Overtime
C$62.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$200KC$400KC$600K
Bonus
C$2,023  
   
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$52,325 - C$122,633  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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National Average: C$74,925

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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
up arrow 15%

Technical Writing
up arrow 13%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%


Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 8%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 5%

FrameMaker
up arrow 4%

HTML
up arrow 3%

RoboHelp
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$75,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 11%

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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