The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 467,051 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, Adobe Photoshop, and SnagIT.

Rs 197,564 - Rs 990,983
Rs 200K
Rs 470K
Rs 990K
MEDIAN: Rs 467,051
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Rs 100.67 - Rs 2,185
Rs 100
Rs 400
Rs 2K
MEDIAN: Rs 400.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 500KRs 1MRs 1M
Salary
Rs 197,564 - Rs 990,983  
   
Bonus
Rs 9,841 - Rs 103,042  
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 199,812 - Rs 1,014,460  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 812
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 800Rs 1KRs 2K
Hourly Rate
Rs 100.67 - Rs 2,185  
   
Overtime
Rs 51.52 - Rs 1,014  
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 3MRs 4M
Bonus
Rs 9,841 - Rs 103,042  
   
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 199,812 - Rs 1,014,460  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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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
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
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Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries



National Average
Rs 474,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
up arrow 28%

Technical Writing
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SnagIT
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up arrow 9%





Microsoft Word
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National Average
Rs 474,000




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
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%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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