Technical Writer Salary (India)

The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 363,935 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 DITA, XML, Adobe PDF, SnagIT, and FrameMaker.
Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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Rs 166,787 - Rs 718,411
(Median)
170K
240K
360K
530K
720K
MEDIAN: Rs 363,934
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Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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Rs 41.22 - Rs 2,424
(Median)
500
2K
MEDIAN: Rs 250
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 250KRs 500KRs 750K
Salary
Rs 166,787 - Rs 718,411  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 70,203  
Profit Sharing
Rs 4,000 - Rs 100,000  
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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Rs 171,503 - Rs 739,809  
PayScale
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,436
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 100.00 - Rs 189.50  
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 70,203  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 4,000 - Rs 100,000  
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 171,503 - Rs 739,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,436
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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

National Average
Rs 375,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

DITA
up arrow 74%
XML
up arrow 63%
Adobe PDF
up arrow 33%
SnagIT
up arrow 17%
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Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
HTML
0%
National Average
Rs 375,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 172 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 27%
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