The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 465,588 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 XML, Adobe Acrobat, Technical Writing, SnagIT, and HTML.

Rs 198,299 - Rs 978,742
(Median)
Rs 200K
Rs 470K
Rs 980K
MEDIAN: Rs 465,588
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90%

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Rs 100.67 - Rs 2,185
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Rs 100
Rs 400
Rs 2K
MEDIAN: Rs 400
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National Salary Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 340KRs 680KRs 1.02M
Salary
Rs 198,299 - Rs 978,742  
   
Bonus
Rs 9,696 - Rs 104,235  
Profit Sharing
Rs 75,000  
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 200,465 - Rs 998,478  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 839
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 800Rs 1.6KRs 2.4K
Hourly Rate
Rs 100.67 - Rs 2,185  
   
Overtime
Rs 50.68 - Rs 1,019  
National Annualized Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 1.6MRs 3.2MRs 4.8M
Bonus
Rs 9,696 - Rs 104,235  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 75,000  
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 200,465 - Rs 998,478  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Technical Writer Reviews

What is it like working as a Technical Writer?

Technical Writer in Bangalore:
"Creative and at times monotonous."
Pros: Getting to learn & work on new software products almost every other month. Review & enhancements.
Cons: Current job nature is not so creative. Nothing to create from scratch.

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 472,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
up arrow 26%


Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

SnagIT
up arrow 15%

up arrow 13%






Microsoft Word
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
Rs 472,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

FrameMaker
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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