A Technical Writer earns an average salary of £30,226 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Madcap Flare and Technical Writing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£19,657 - £45,892
£20K
£30K
£46K
MEDIAN: £30,226
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90%

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£7.95 - £48.94
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£18
£49
MEDIAN: £18.41
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£19,657 - £45,892  
   
Bonus
£391.49 - £4,055  
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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£19,629 - £49,839  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 169
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£7.95 - £48.94  
   
Overtime
£15.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£391.49 - £4,055  
   
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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£19,629 - £49,839  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 41 salaries. A Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £30,761

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲31%

▲30%

▲15%

National Average
₤31,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Madcap Flare
▲22%






National Average
₤31,000

▼1%



▼2%

XML
▼2%

▼3%



Adobe InDesign
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 42%