The average pay for an Entry-Level Technical Writer is C$48,440 per year.

C$38,141 - C$60,870
C$38K
C$49K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$48,843
10%
50%
90%
C$15.72 - C$35.36
C$16
C$22
C$35
MEDIAN: C$21.96
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$38,141 - C$60,870
Bonus C$783 - C$5,960
Profit Sharing C$1,475
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$36,857 - C$62,461
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$15.72 - C$35.36
Overtime C$22.15 - C$44.85
Annual Data C$0C$62K
Bonus C$783 - C$5,960
Profit Sharing C$1,475
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$36,857 - C$62,461
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$49,016

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

Technical Writer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Technical Writer in Halifax:
"Negotiate for your pay."
Negotiate for your pay. Do not be afraid to walk away from a low-ball offer. Actively sell what you have to offer, and if the prospective employer is hiring you to fulfil a requirement rather than what you bring to the table, walk away.

Technical Writer in Montreal:
"Keep at it"
When I started, the Internet was not even born, so do not give up your dreams. If you want to, you can.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Technical Writing
▲5%

▲2%

RoboHelp
▲2%

▲1%

Adobe RoboHelp
▼0%

Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

National Average
C$49,000


Adobe FrameMaker
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▼2%





Editing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%
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