Entry-Level Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario Salary (Canada)

An Entry-Level Technical Writer in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average salary of C$46,583 per year. A skill in Adobe Acrobat is associated with high pay for this job.

C$35,754 - C$57,876
C$36K
C$48K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$47,912
10%
50%
90%
C$18.12 - C$39.73
C$18
C$22
C$40
MEDIAN: C$22.46
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$57K
Salary C$35,754 - C$57,876
Bonus C$1,500
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$37,091 - C$57,876
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data C$0C$45
Hourly Rate C$18.12 - C$39.73
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$57K
Bonus C$1,500
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$37,091 - C$57,876
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Technical Writer

Most of the time, technical writers work in offices full-time as salaried employees. They usually write instruction manuals and other documents in a way that will communicate complex, technical information in nontechnical language. They also develop, gather, and communicate technical information among customers, designers, production workers, and manufacturers.

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Technical Writer Tasks

  • Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Assist in layout work.
  • Gather and research information for use in technical documentation.

Technical Writer Job Listings

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
90%
5-9 years
3%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
▲6%

Editing
▲4%

FrameMaker
▲1%

HTML
▲1%

National Average
C$48,000

Adobe FrameMaker
▼2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 19%