The average salary for a Technical Writer in Germany is €47,722.
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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. Employers of technical writers often require a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. In addition, experience with a technical subjec…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Technical Writer
Skills in Microsoft Office, HTML and Adobe FrameMaker are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation and Technical Writing.
Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer
An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €40,745 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €50,351 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €55,955 based on 21 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (13.2% less).
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