Technical Writer in Vancouver, British Columbia Salary (Canada)

The average salary for a Technical Writer in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$59,754 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Excel. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$42,005 - C$75,209
C$42K
C$58K
C$75K
MEDIAN: C$57,811
10%
50%
90%
C$24.47 - C$74.50
C$24
C$36
C$74
MEDIAN: C$36.17
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$84K
Salary C$42,005 - C$75,209
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,959
Profit Sharing C$1,513
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$42,502 - C$84,780
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data C$0C$74
Hourly Rate C$24.47 - C$74.50
Overtime C$45.00
Annual Data C$0C$84K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,959
Profit Sharing C$1,513
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$42,502 - C$84,780
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

▲34%

▲2%

National Average
C$59,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

▲19%

Microsoft Excel
▲14%

▲7%


RoboHelp
▲4%

XML
▲4%

HTML
▲3%

Adobe FrameMaker
▲2%


National Average
C$59,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

Adobe InDesign
▼1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 13%