The average pay for a Mid-Career Technical Writer in Calgary, Alberta is C$62,750 per year.

C$41,459 - C$90,869
C$41K
C$62K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$62,041
10%
50%
90%
C$41.18 - C$72.16
C$58
MEDIAN: C$58.00
50%
C$0C$147K
Salary C$41,459 - C$90,869
Bonus C$4,000
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$49,491 - C$147,022
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23
Hourly Data C$0C$72
Hourly Rate C$58.00
Annual Data C$0C$147K
Bonus C$4,000
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$49,491 - C$147,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲16%

National Average
C$67,000

Microsoft Word
▼4%

FrameMaker
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 36%