A Mid-Career Technical Writer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earns an average salary of Rs 600,000 per year. A skill in Microsoft Word is associated with high pay for this job.

Rs 343,358 - Rs 934,911
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Salary Rs 343,358 - Rs 934,911
Bonus Rs 37,500
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Rs 345,380 - Rs 931,462
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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.

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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.

Technical Writer Job Listings

Key Stats for Technical Writer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
88%
10-19 years
12%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Microsoft Word
▲19%

National Average
Rs 586,000

Adobe Acrobat
▼6%

FrameMaker
▼8%

RoboHelp
▼10%

Microsoft Excel
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 13%