A Technical Writer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$62,139 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

C$39,510 - C$88,253
(Median)
C$40K
C$62K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$62,139
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90%

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C$17.52 - C$75.25
(Median)
C$18
C$44
C$75
MEDIAN: C$43.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$39,510 - C$88,253  
   
Bonus
C$3,000  
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$39,675 - C$121,004  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$26C$52C$78
Hourly Rate
C$17.52 - C$75.25  
   
Overtime
C$34.88  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$60KC$120KC$180K
Bonus
C$3,000  
   
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$39,675 - C$121,004  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%


National Average
C$63,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 13%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$63,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 2%

RoboHelp
up arrow 8%

HTML
up arrow 8%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

FrameMaker
up arrow 11%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 19%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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