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Technical Writer Salary

The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 387,340 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, SnagIT, and FrameMaker.

Rs 179,308 - Rs 735,175
(Median)
Rs 180K
Rs 390K
Rs 740K
MEDIAN: Rs 387,339
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50%
90%

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Rs 122.55 - Rs 1,126
(Median)
Rs 120
Rs 300
Rs 1K
MEDIAN: Rs 300
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90%

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National Salary 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 260KRs 520KRs 780K
Salary
Rs 179,308 - Rs 735,175  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 67,639  
Profit Sharing
Rs 2,043 - Rs 100,671  
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 181,231 - Rs 752,186  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Rs 0Rs 500Rs 1KRs 1.5K
Hourly Rate
Rs 122.55 - Rs 1,126  
   
Overtime
Rs 50.34 - Rs 1,014  
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.
)
Rs 0Rs 1MRs 2MRs 3M
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 67,639  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 2,043 - Rs 100,671  
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 181,231 - Rs 752,186  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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 395,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

DITA
up arrow 71%

XML
up arrow 35%

Content Management
up arrow 25%

SnagIT
up arrow 21%





HTML
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

National Average
Rs 395,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%




Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

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