Technical Writer Salary

The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 402,808 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, Content Management, Technical Writing, and Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking.

Rs 181,205 - Rs 797,871
(Median)
Rs 180K
Rs 400K
Rs 800K
MEDIAN: Rs 402,807
10%
50%
90%

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Rs 197.97 - Rs 1,134
(Median)
Rs 200
Rs 310
Rs 1K
MEDIAN: Rs 305.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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Rs 0Rs 280KRs 560KRs 840K
Salary
Rs 181,205 - Rs 797,871  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 69,339  
Profit Sharing
Rs 2,027 - Rs 139,072  
Commission
Rs 13,000  
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 183,255 - Rs 814,385  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 500Rs 1KRs 1.5K
Hourly Rate
Rs 197.97 - Rs 1,134  
   
Overtime
Rs 51.52 - Rs 1,003  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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Rs 0Rs 1MRs 2MRs 3M
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 69,339  
   
Commission
Rs 13,000  
Profit Sharing
Rs 2,027 - Rs 139,072  
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 183,255 - Rs 814,385  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: Rs 408,482

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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 408,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

DITA
up arrow 66%

XML
up arrow 40%

Content Management
up arrow 31%

Technical Writing
up arrow 25%


SnagIT
up arrow 17%



up arrow 10%


up arrow 7%

National Average
Rs 408,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 204 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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