C$77,419
Avg. Salary
C$48.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario is C$48.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario is C$77,419 per year.

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C$34.39
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C$48.50
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C$67.06
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MEDIAN C$48.50
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C$72k
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C$77k
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C$92k
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MEDIAN C$77,419
C$71,854 - C$92,350
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$77,419
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C$34.39 - C$67.06
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MEDIAN: C$48.50
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C$0C$141K
Salary C$77,419
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$66,400 - C$141,318
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$67
Hourly Rate C$48.50
Annual Data C$0C$141K
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$66,400 - C$141,318
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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.

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
50%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

National Average
C$78,000

Microsoft Office
▼11%

FrameMaker
▼11%

XML
▼11%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 30%