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

C$45,817 - C$79,144
C$46K
C$60K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$59,814
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C$17.51 - C$70.52
C$18
C$35
C$71
MEDIAN: C$35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Salary
C$45,817 - C$79,144  
   
Bonus
C$293.44 - C$6,608  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$45,175 - C$88,043  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$24C$48C$72
Hourly Rate
C$17.51 - C$70.52  
   
Overtime
C$18.30 - C$45.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$293.44 - C$6,608  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$45,175 - C$88,043  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$60,626

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
5-9 years
76%
10-19 years
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries


XML
▲4%

HTML
▲3%

Adobe RoboHelp
▲3%


Adobe Acrobat
▲2%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲2%

Adobe Illustrator
▲1%

FrameMaker
▼0%

National Average
C$61,000

RoboHelp
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼6%

Adobe InDesign
▼9%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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