An Experienced Senior Technical Writer earns an average salary of C$76,338 per year.

C$59,560 - C$93,680
C$60K
C$75K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$74,667
10%
50%
90%
C$23.09 - C$69.05
C$23
C$51
C$69
MEDIAN: C$51.28
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$107K
Salary C$59,560 - C$93,680
Bonus C$1,026 - C$9,469
Profit Sharing C$3,500
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$59,367 - C$107,601
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 131
Hourly Data C$0C$69
Hourly Rate C$23.09 - C$69.05
Overtime C$60.50
Annual Data C$0C$107K
Bonus C$1,026 - C$9,469
Profit Sharing C$3,500
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$59,367 - C$107,601
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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$78,233

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

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

DITA
▲9%

Adobe RoboHelp
▲7%


National Average
C$78,000

Adobe FrameMaker
▼3%

XML
▼4%

▼8%

RoboHelp
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%