A Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$53,543 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are XML, Adobe FrameMaker, FrameMaker, Editing, and Microsoft Word.

C$36,630 - C$83,195
C$37K
C$56K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$56,264
10%
50%
90%
C$18.38 - C$283.83
C$18
C$44
C$280
MEDIAN: C$43.80
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$111K
Salary C$36,630 - C$83,195
Bonus C$2,000
Profit Sharing C$4,425
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$38,385 - C$111,476
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data C$0C$283
Hourly Rate C$18.38 - C$283.83
Annual Data C$0C$111K
Bonus C$2,000
Profit Sharing C$4,425
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$38,385 - C$111,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

Pay by Experience for a Technical Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Technical Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 11 salaries. A Technical Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$83,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲30%

▲29%

Mid-Career
▲20%

National Average
C$63,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
▲30%


▲11%

Editing
▲8%


Adobe RoboHelp
▲2%

Microsoft Excel
▲2%

RoboHelp
▼0%

National Average
C$63,000


Windows Operating System General Use
▼6%


▼12%

▼17%

Adobe Photoshop
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 27%