A Technical Writer with HTML skills earns an average salary of C$56,239 per year.

C$43,642 - C$80,643
C$44K
C$60K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$59,632
10%
50%
90%
C$18.20 - C$75.00
C$18
C$33
C$75
MEDIAN: C$33.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$86K
Salary C$43,642 - C$80,643
Bonus C$900 - C$6,750
Profit Sharing C$1,150
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$42,872 - C$86,263
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 121
Hourly Data C$0C$74
Hourly Rate C$18.20 - C$75.00
Overtime C$24.00
Annual Data C$0C$86K
Bonus C$900 - C$6,750
Profit Sharing C$1,150
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$42,872 - C$86,263
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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

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$49,000 based on 37 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$63,000 based on 21 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$81,000 based on 23 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$81,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$61,098

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

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲33%

Late-Career
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$61,000

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 20%