Technical Writer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Technical Writer is £26,969 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are XML, RoboHelp, FrameMaker, and Technical Writing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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£19,023 - £40,344
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £26,968
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Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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£8.05 - £39.73
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MEDIAN: £14.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£19,023 - £40,344  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,987  
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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£19,041 - £45,684  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£8.05 - £39.73  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £26.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,987  
   
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).
)
£19,041 - £45,684  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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Pay Difference By Location

Cambridge
up arrow 24%
up arrow 7%
Edinburgh
up arrow 7%
Manchester
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤28,000
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%
National Average
₤28,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
up arrow 21%
RoboHelp
up arrow 12%
Technical Writing
up arrow 11%
HTML
up arrow 9%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤28,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 48%
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