£44,478
Avg. Salary
£9.45
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer is £9.45 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Technical Writer is £44,478 per year.

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MEDIAN £44,478
£33,081 - £57,045
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Salary £33,081 - £57,045
Bonus £1,200 - £5,120
Total Pay (?
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£29,617 - £61,088
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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.

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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 Pay By Employer

$0$146K

$87,469

Microsoft Corp
9 profiles
$123,565

$110,000

Medtronic, Inc.
5 profiles
$77,889

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Key Stats for Senior Technical Writer

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Senior Technical Writer Salaries

National Average
₤46,000

Experienced
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼8%

Late-Career
▼11%

Skills That Affect Senior Technical Writer Salaries

National Average
₤46,000

FrameMaker
▼20%

Microsoft Office
▼21%

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 14%