Average Technical Writer Salary

Rs 496,811
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Rs 43,286
Rs 60,500
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The average salary for a Technical Writer is Rs 496,811.
Rs 230k
Rs 497k
Rs 1m
MEDIAN Rs 496,811
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Rs 230k - Rs 1m
Rs 9k - Rs 129k
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Job Description for Technical Writer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Technical Writer

The top respondents for the job title Technical Writer are from the companies Capgemini, Capgemini Consulting and HCL Technologies Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp where the average pay is Rs 571,905. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include JCB India Ltd and HCL Technologies Ltd., earning around Rs 544,753 and Rs 520,500, respectively. Capgemini Consulting pays the lowest at around Rs 307,909. Capgemini and Cyient also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 345,000 and Rs 400,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Technical Writer

Skills in Adobe FrameMaker and Adobe Acrobat are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer

An entry-level Technical Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 272,596 based on 152 salaries. An early career Technical Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 402,739 based on 544 salaries. A mid-career Technical Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 753,962 based on 347 salaries. An experienced Technical Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,196,048 based on 96 salaries.
Employees with Technical Writer in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 16.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (12.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (29.6% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (8.9% less) and Noida, Uttar Pradesh (6.4% less).

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