The average salary for a Senior Technical Writer in India is Rs 944,632.
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Job Description for Senior Technical Writer
Senior technical writers create detailed articles for magazines or online journals and publications in specialized fields, and may also write and edit technical operators' manuals and even certification tests. The senior-level designation normally implies that they handle the most important technical writing within a company, and they may also assign and edit the work of junior-level technical writers and review their submissions for accuracy. Knowledge of subject matter is what separates a tec…Read more
Senior Technical Writer Tasks
- Organize, review, and write materials for clarity and message.
- Standardize documentation for layout, style, and language, and create templates and scripts to automate as possible.
- Work with project teams to create documentation for diverse groups.
- Track revisions and edits, and maintain files.
- Review and improve formatting and visual components, and select drawings and specifications.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Technical Writer
The top respondents for the job title Senior Technical Writer are from the companies Oracle, Oracle Corp. and Capgemini. Reported salaries are highest at Oracle Corp. where the average pay is Rs 1,285,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Capgemini and Oracle, earning around Rs 1,003,255 and Rs 1,000,000, respectively. Capgemini Consulting pays the lowest at around Rs 610,000. ABB India and MetricStream also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 890,476 and Rs 924,324, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Technical Writer
Writing Procedures & Documentation
Skills in Writing Procedures & Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe RoboHelp, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office and Adobe FrameMaker.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Technical Writer
An early career Senior Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 618,794 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Senior Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 906,719 based on 301 salaries. An experienced Senior Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,296,990 based on 129 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 1,200,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Technical Writer in their job title in Noida, Uttar Pradesh earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (5.9% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (28.3% less), Pune, Maharashtra (3.2% less) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (1.6% less).
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