The average salary for a Technical Writer in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is Rs 347,933 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are XML, Adobe Photoshop, Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking, Adobe Acrobat, and HTML.

Rs 200,000 - Rs 764,264
Rs 200K
Rs 380K
Rs 760K
MEDIAN: Rs 384,156
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50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 767K
Salary Rs 200,000 - Rs 764,264
Bonus Rs 40,000
Profit Sharing Rs 86,476
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Rs 200,668 - Rs 767,383
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 144

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
6%

Experience Affects Technical Writer Salaries

Experienced
▲122%

▲52%

National Average
Rs 387,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer Salaries

XML
▲52%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲29%

Adobe Photoshop
▲29%

▲24%

HTML
▲20%

▲12%


National Average
Rs 387,000

▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼11%

Adobe FrameMaker
▼26%



Adobe RoboHelp
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 27%