The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer in Toronto, Ontario is C$80,899 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in RoboHelp is associated with high pay for this job.

C$57,091 - C$97,452
C$57K
C$77K
C$97K
MEDIAN: C$76,823
10%
50%
90%
C$42.28 - C$64.56
C$42
C$53
C$65
MEDIAN: C$53.24
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$111K
Salary C$57,091 - C$97,452
Bonus C$5,000
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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C$58,882 - C$111,987
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
Hourly Data C$0C$64
Hourly Rate C$42.28 - C$64.56
Annual Data C$0C$111K
Bonus C$5,000
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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C$58,882 - C$111,987
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
C$83,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

RoboHelp
▲14%

FrameMaker
▲8%

Adobe RoboHelp
▲6%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲4%


National Average
C$83,000

XML
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 19%