The average pay for a Mid-Career Technical Writer is AU$80,486 per year.

AU$57,877 - AU$97,796
AU$58K
AU$77K
AU$98K
MEDIAN: AU$77,129
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50%
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AU$30.61 - AU$81.05
AU$31
AU$50
AU$81
MEDIAN: AU$50.00
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AU$0AU$121K
Salary AU$57,877 - AU$97,796
Bonus AU$493 - 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$58,960 - AU$121,844
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data AU$0AU$81
Hourly Rate AU$30.61 - AU$81.05
Annual Data AU$0AU$121K
Bonus AU$493 - 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$58,960 - AU$121,844
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Technical Writer

Most of the time, technical writers work in offices full-time as salaried employees. They usually write instruction manuals and other documents in a way that will communicate complex, technical information in nontechnical language. They also develop, gather, and communicate technical information among customers, designers, production workers, and manufacturers.

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Technical Writer Tasks

  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Assist in layout work.
  • Gather and research information for use in technical documentation.

Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$80,435

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %
5-9 years
69%
10-19 years
31%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries


National Average
AU$80,000

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▼7%



▼9%

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 91%