The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 360,012 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are FrameMaker, Adobe Acrobat, and RoboHelp.
Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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Rs 158,879 - Rs 714,551
(Median)
160K
230K
360K
520K
710K
MEDIAN: Rs 360,012
10%
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75%
90%
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Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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Rs 41.22 - Rs 2,424
(Median)
500
2K
MEDIAN: Rs 203.00
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 250KRs 500KRs 750K
Salary
Rs 158,879 - Rs 714,551  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 71,773  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 100,671  
Commission
Rs 0.00 - Rs 14,000  
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).
)
Rs 163,690 - Rs 741,614  
PayScale
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 900Rs 1.8KRs 2.7K
Hourly Rate
Rs 41.22 - Rs 2,424  
   
Overtime
Rs 100.84 - Rs 198.32  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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Rs 0Rs 1.8MRs 3.6MRs 5.4M
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 71,773  
   
Commission
Rs 0.00 - Rs 14,000  
Profit Sharing
Rs 0.00 - Rs 100,671  
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).
)
Rs 163,690 - Rs 741,614  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,504
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Technical Writer Reviews

What is it like working as a Technical Writer?
Technical Writer in Pune:
"Open Culture, People Are Easily Reachable."
Pros: I like the independent ownership for the work which I am doing currently with less interference of others.
Cons: My manager is not good. Is very biased towards few favorite people.
Technical Writer in Mumbai:
"Corporate Culture"
Pros: Preparing online help and user manuals
Cons: Monotonous
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
Rs 371,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

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HTML
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National Average
Rs 371,000
Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 164 votes.
Gender
Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 28%
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