The average pay for a Technical Writer in Toronto, Ontario is C$52,754 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Adobe FrameMaker, XML, Technical Writing, and FrameMaker. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$38,458 - C$79,813
C$38K
C$53K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$52,754
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C$12.21 - C$51.20
C$12
C$31
C$51
MEDIAN: C$30.72
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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$38,458 - C$79,813  
   
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$6,754  
Total Pay (?
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C$38,849 - C$95,857  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$12.21 - C$51.20  
   
Overtime
C$34.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$205.11 - C$6,754  
   
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$38,849 - C$95,857  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries




National Average
C$55,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 33%

XML
up arrow 28%

Technical Writing
up arrow 21%


up arrow 8%

RoboHelp
up arrow 3%


Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 2%


National Average
C$55,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 7%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 8%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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