The average salary for an Entry-Level Technical Writer is AU$62,812 per year. A skill in Adobe Acrobat is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$43,998 - AU$86,480
AU$44K
AU$63K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$63,041
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AU$21.61 - AU$77.57
AU$22
AU$29
AU$78
MEDIAN: AU$28.58
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AU$0AU$90K
Salary AU$43,998 - AU$86,480
Bonus AU$6,780
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$44,907 - AU$90,628
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data AU$0AU$77
Hourly Rate AU$21.61 - AU$77.57
Overtime AU$22.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$90K
Bonus AU$6,780
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$44,907 - AU$90,628
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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$62,543

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

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 94%