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$39,732 - C$94,476
C$40K
C$64K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$64,327
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C$20.27 - C$74.05
C$20
C$40
C$74
MEDIAN: C$40.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$33KC$66KC$99K
Salary
C$39,732 - C$94,476  
   
Total Pay (?
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C$40,275 - C$98,920  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$20.27 - C$74.05  
   
Overtime
C$33.00  
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C$40,275 - C$98,920  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
3%
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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
▲6%

Technical Writing
▼0%

National Average
C$65,000

HTML
▼1%

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 3 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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