The average pay for a Technical Writer is AU$78,489 per year.

AU$48,924 - AU$105,414
AU$49K
AU$76K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$76,445
10%
50%
90%
AU$22.37 - AU$82.74
AU$22
AU$49
AU$83
MEDIAN: AU$48.71
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$124K
Salary AU$48,924 - AU$105,414
Bonus AU$503 - AU$13,310
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$47,771 - AU$124,554
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
Hourly Data AU$0AU$82
Hourly Rate AU$22.37 - AU$82.74
Overtime AU$20.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$124K
Bonus AU$503 - AU$13,310
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$47,771 - AU$124,554
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

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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 AU$60,000 based on 51 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 AU$83,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$96,000 based on 59 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 AU$102,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$79,012

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Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
53 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲28%

▲22%

▲6%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

▲12%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲12%








National Average
AU$79,000

XML
▼1%

▼4%

RoboHelp
▼4%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼10%

Technical Writing
▼15%

Adobe RoboHelp
▼17%

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 97%
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