The average pay for a Mid-Career Technical Writer is C$60,052 per year.

C$45,539 - C$78,689
(Median)
C$46K
C$60K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$60,051
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C$18.33 - C$68.84
(Median)
C$18
C$35
C$69
MEDIAN: C$34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$45,539 - C$78,689  
   
Bonus
C$293.80 - C$6,608  
Profit Sharing
C$2,049  
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$45,955 - C$87,337  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 138
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$23C$46C$69
Hourly Rate
C$18.33 - C$68.84  
   
Overtime
C$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$293.80 - C$6,608  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,049  
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$45,955 - C$87,337  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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National Average: C$61,161

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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe RoboHelp
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 1%

Adobe FrameMaker
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$61,000

FrameMaker
up arrow 1%

RoboHelp
up arrow 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 4%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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