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Technical Writer Salary

The average pay for a Technical Writer is Rs 376,290 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 177,108 - Rs 723,261
(Median)
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MEDIAN: Rs 376,289
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Rs 50.68 - Rs 1,134
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National Salary Data

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Rs 0Rs 250KRs 500KRs 750K
Salary
Rs 177,108 - Rs 723,261  
   
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 69,860  
Profit Sharing
Rs 4,000 - Rs 101,130  
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 178,825 - Rs 740,149  
Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,392
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Rs 0Rs 500Rs 1KRs 1.5K
Hourly Rate
Rs 50.68 - Rs 1,134  
   
Overtime
Rs 99.33 - Rs 190.00  
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Rs 0Rs 1MRs 2MRs 3M
Bonus
Rs 0.00 - Rs 69,860  
   
Profit Sharing
Rs 4,000 - Rs 101,130  
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 178,825 - Rs 740,149  
Country: United States | Currency: INR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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What is it like working as a Technical Writer?

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 153%


National Average
Rs 387,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

DITA
up arrow 58%

XML
up arrow 48%

Content Management
up arrow 28%

SnagIT
up arrow 17%




up arrow 10%

HTML
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
Rs 387,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

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