A Technical Writer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$64,327 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe FrameMaker, and Windows Operating System General Use.

C$40,178 - C$95,550
C$40K
C$64K
C$96K
MEDIAN: C$63,630
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C$20.61 - C$73.63
C$21
C$44
C$74
MEDIAN: C$43.92
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Salary
C$40,178 - C$95,550  
   
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C$41,158 - C$146,011  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Hourly Rate
C$20.61 - C$73.63  
   
Overtime
C$33.00  
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C$41,158 - C$146,011  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
35%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲28%

Experienced
▲21%

National Average
C$65,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries


Adobe Acrobat
▲21%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲21%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲21%

Adobe InDesign
▲7%

Technical Writing
▲1%

HTML
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

Adobe RoboHelp
▼1%

Adobe Illustrator
▼3%


Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼10%

RoboHelp
▼11%

Microsoft Excel
▼13%

▼14%

Adobe Photoshop
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 48%
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