A Mid-Career Senior Technical Writer earns an average salary of Rs 868,780 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Madcap Flare, DITA, and XML.

Rs 479,926 - Rs 1,262,948
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Salary Rs 479,926 - Rs 1,262,948
Bonus Rs 10,108 - Rs 141,914
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Rs 481,569 - Rs 1,298,118
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 412

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.


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.

Senior Technical Writer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 831,609

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

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer


48 %
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Madcap Flare



Microsoft Exchange

National Average
Rs 832,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


48 %
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 14%