The average pay for a Mid-Career Senior Technical Writer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 690,005 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, and Microsoft Office.

Rs 436,311 - Rs 1,036,465
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Salary Rs 436,311 - Rs 1,036,465
Bonus Rs 68,000
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Rs 436,311 - Rs 1,036,465
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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

Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer


62 %
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word

Adobe FrameMaker

Microsoft Office


Adobe RoboHelp

National Average
Rs 730,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


62 %
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 17%