The average salary for an Experienced Technical Writer is C$66,986 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are HTML and Technical Writing.

C$48,798 - C$85,686
C$49K
C$66K
C$86K
MEDIAN: C$66,161
10%
50%
90%
C$25.59 - C$65.58
C$26
C$41
C$66
MEDIAN: C$40.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$101K
Salary C$48,798 - C$85,686
Bonus C$206 - C$7,787
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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$49,679 - C$101,977
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 233
Hourly Data C$0C$65
Hourly Rate C$25.59 - C$65.58
Overtime C$32.00
Annual Data C$0C$101K
Bonus C$206 - C$7,787
Profit Sharing C$1,017
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$49,679 - C$101,977
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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 Difference by Location

National Average: C$71,598

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

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

▲13%

Technical Writing
▲13%

Adobe Photoshop
▲11%

XML
▲9%


Adobe RoboHelp
▲5%

Editing
▲4%

▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
C$72,000




Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%

▼7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 27%