An Entry-Level Technical Writer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu earns an average salary of Rs 295,898 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Adobe Acrobat, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, HTML, and Windows Operating System General Use.

Rs 181,412 - Rs 591,152
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Rs 590K
MEDIAN: Rs 343,124
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Salary Rs 181,412 - Rs 591,152
Bonus Rs 42,500
Profit Sharing Rs 86,476
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Rs 181,412 - Rs 608,654
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 111

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
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

Adobe Acrobat
▲34%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲30%

HTML
▲6%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲1%

National Average
Rs 343,000

Microsoft Excel
▼12%

FrameMaker
▼13%

RoboHelp
▼13%

Adobe Photoshop
▼17%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Microsoft Word
▼26%

Adobe FrameMaker
▼27%

Adobe RoboHelp
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 32%