A Late-Career Technical Writer earns an average salary of AU$95,000 per year. A skill in Adobe Photoshop is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$75,376 - AU$130,098
AU$75K
AU$99K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$99,327
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50%
90%
AU$26.10 - AU$95.58
AU$26
AU$68
AU$96
MEDIAN: AU$67.56
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$171K
Salary AU$75,376 - AU$130,098
Bonus AU$4,000
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$73,980 - AU$171,462
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data AU$0AU$95
Hourly Rate AU$26.10 - AU$95.58
Annual Data AU$0AU$171K
Bonus AU$4,000
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$73,980 - AU$171,462
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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$104,101

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

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries


▲1%

National Average
AU$104,000







Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 92%