A Late-Career Technical Writer earns an average salary of C$74,257 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe Photoshop and Technical Writing.

C$53,340 - C$90,609
C$53K
C$73K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$72,843
10%
50%
90%
C$24.74 - C$75.33
C$25
C$41
C$75
MEDIAN: C$40.69
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$115K
Salary C$53,340 - C$90,609
Bonus C$2,017
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$52,824 - C$115,201
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data C$0C$75
Hourly Rate C$24.74 - C$75.33
Overtime C$60.00
Annual Data C$0C$115K
Bonus C$2,017
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$52,824 - C$115,201
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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$75,130

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

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
▲14%

Technical Writing
▲13%


Adobe FrameMaker
▲11%

▲10%

XML
▲9%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲9%

Editing
▲9%

HTML
▲8%

Microsoft Word
▲7%

▲3%

RoboHelp
▲3%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
C$75,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%

Adobe RoboHelp
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 33%