Technical Writer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Technical Writer is £27,170 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 FrameMaker, RoboHelp, HTML, and Technical Writing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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£18,827 - £41,450
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34K
41K
MEDIAN: £27,169
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Technical Writer Total Pay (?
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£8.11 - £39.45
(Median)
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39
MEDIAN: £15.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£18,827 - £41,450  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,973  
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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£18,928 - £48,597  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£8.11 - £39.45  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £26.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,973  
   
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).
)
£18,928 - £48,597  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 216
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Pay Difference By Location
Cambridge
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Edinburgh
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₤28,000
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

National Average
₤28,000

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

HTML
up arrow 13%
RoboHelp
up arrow 13%
Technical Writing
up arrow 11%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤28,000
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 48%
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