The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 466,967 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, Technical Writing, Adobe Acrobat, SnagIT, and Adobe Photoshop.

Rs 197,667 - Rs 1,003,768
Rs 200K
Rs 470K
Rs 1M
MEDIAN: Rs 466,967
10%
50%
90%

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Rs 245.66 - Rs 1,526
Rs 650
MEDIAN: Rs 650
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National Salary Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 500KRs 1MRs 1M
Salary
Rs 197,667 - Rs 1,003,768  
   
Bonus
Rs 9,878 - Rs 102,367  
Profit Sharing
Rs 50,000  
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 199,178 - Rs 1,025,112  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 781
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 1KRs 3KRs 5K
Hourly Rate
Rs 650  
   
Overtime
Rs 51.52 - Rs 4,848  
National Annualized Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 5MRs 10MRs 15M
Bonus
Rs 9,878 - Rs 102,367  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 50,000  
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 199,178 - Rs 1,025,112  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Technical Writer Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲151%

▲48%

National Average
Rs 471,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
▲30%


▲19%


SnagIT
▲13%

▲10%





Microsoft Word
▼0%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼0%

National Average
Rs 471,000


▼2%

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

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: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 28%