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Technical Writer Salary

The average salary for a Technical Writer is £27,318 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, Technical Writing, FrameMaker, and RoboHelp. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
£19,517 - £41,628
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £27,317
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£7.95 - £40.27
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MEDIAN: £14.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£19,517 - £41,628  
   
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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£19,522 - £45,886  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£14£28£42
Hourly Rate
£7.95 - £40.27  
   
Overtime
£3.44 - £18.80  
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).
)
£19,522 - £45,886  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%



National Average
₤28,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
up arrow 20%


Technical Writing
up arrow 11%

RoboHelp
up arrow 10%

HTML
up arrow 8%


Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤28,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 49%