A Late-Career Senior Technical Writer earns an average salary of C$77,925 per year.

C$61,285 - C$92,934
C$61K
C$75K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$75,349
10%
50%
90%
C$34.00 - C$85.00
C$34
C$59
C$85
MEDIAN: C$59.32
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$126K
Salary C$61,285 - C$92,934
Bonus C$964 - C$8,292
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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C$61,655 - C$126,811
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data C$0C$85
Hourly Rate C$34.00 - C$85.00
Annual Data C$0C$126K
Bonus C$964 - C$8,292
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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C$61,655 - C$126,811
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

Senior Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$80,934

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

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
C$81,000

Adobe FrameMaker
▼5%

XML
▼5%

FrameMaker
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 17%