The average pay for a Mid-Career Technical Writer is C$59,814 per year.

C$46,027 - C$78,261
C$46K
C$60K
C$78K
MEDIAN: C$60,229
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C$17.62 - C$71.93
C$18
C$35
C$72
MEDIAN: C$35.48
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$46,027 - C$78,261  
   
Bonus
C$293.61 - C$6,771  
Profit Sharing
C$1,536  
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$45,596 - C$88,411  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$24C$48C$72
Hourly Rate
C$17.62 - C$71.93  
   
Overtime
C$18.30 - C$45.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$293.61 - C$6,771  
   
Profit Sharing
C$1,536  
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$45,596 - C$88,411  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,228

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries


XML
▲3%

HTML
▲2%

Adobe RoboHelp
▲2%


Adobe Acrobat
▲1%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲1%

Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

National Average
C$61,000

FrameMaker
▼1%

RoboHelp
▼2%

Adobe Photoshop
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼7%

Adobe InDesign
▼10%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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