A Technical Writer with Technical Writing skills earns an average salary of C$60,785 per year.

C$43,041 - C$86,836
C$43K
C$61K
C$87K
MEDIAN: C$60,604
10%
50%
90%
C$18.20 - C$53.83
C$18
C$25
C$54
MEDIAN: C$25.02
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$99K
Salary C$43,041 - C$86,836
Bonus C$1,174 - C$6,544
Profit Sharing C$983
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$42,379 - C$99,125
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$18.20 - C$53.83
Overtime C$44.02
Annual Data C$0C$99K
Bonus C$1,174 - C$6,544
Profit Sharing C$983
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$42,379 - C$99,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲42%

Experienced
▲35%

National Average
C$60,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%