AU$81,871
Avg. Salary
AU$60.98
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer is AU$60.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer is AU$81,871 per year.

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AU$78.61
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MEDIAN AU$60.98
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AU$82k
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AU$109k
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MEDIAN AU$81,871
AU$57,563 - AU$109,401
AU$58K
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MEDIAN: AU$81,871
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AU$50.87 - AU$78.61
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MEDIAN: AU$60.98
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AU$0AU$145K
Salary AU$57,563 - AU$109,401
Bonus AU$1,500
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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AU$57,597 - AU$145,786
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data AU$0AU$78
Hourly Rate AU$60.98
Annual Data AU$0AU$145K
Bonus AU$1,500
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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AU$57,597 - AU$145,786
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Senior Technical Writer

Senior technical writers create detailed articles for magazines or online journals and publications in specialized fields, and may also write and edit technical operators' manuals and even certification tests. The senior-level designation normally implies that they handle the most important technical writing within a company, and they may also assign and edit the work of junior-level technical writers and review their submissions for accuracy.

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Senior Technical Writer Tasks
  • Organize, review, and write materials for clarity and message.
  • Standardize documentation for layout, style, and language, and create templates and scripts to automate as possible.
  • Work with project teams to create documentation for diverse groups.
  • Track revisions and edits, and maintain files.
  • Review and improve formatting and visual components, and select drawings and specifications.

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Pay Difference by Location

-6%

National Average: AU$87,622

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

▲10%

National Average
AU$88,000

▼11%

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 86%