How much does a Senior Technical Writer make?

Updated Jul. 30, 2021
$85,543 /yr
Average Base Pay

106 salaries

$66K

Low

$86K

Average

$110K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Senior Technical Writer is $85,543 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Senior Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 106 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Technical Writer employees.

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Senior Technical Writer$85,543 /yr
L4
Staff Technical Writer$67,477 /yr
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BlackBerry
3.6

BlackBerry

Senior Technical Writer

$94,224

 /yr
Range: $75K - $97K
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$75K

$97K

$75,002 - $96,818 Range

Genesys
4.1

Genesys

Senior Technical Writer

$74,466

 /yr
Range: $72K - $78K

$72K

$78K

$72,054 - $77,622 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Senior Technical Writer

$95,006

 /yr
Range: $80K - $137K

$80K

$137K

$80,000 - $136,844 Range

Qlik
3.7

Qlik

Senior Technical Writer

$105,354

 /yr
Range: $97K - $108K

$97K

$108K

$97,318 - $107,801 Range

SAP
4.5

SAP

Senior Technical Writer

$89,805

 /yr
Range: $78K - $117K

$78K

$117K

$78,396 - $116,782 Range

Baylis Medical Company
3.8

Baylis Medical Company

Senior Technical Writer

$76,136

 /yr
Range: $71K - $77K

$71K

$77K

$71,000 - $76,777 Range

Bombardier
3.4

Bombardier

Senior Technical Writer

$82,362

 /yr
Range: $74K - $86K

$74K

$86K

$73,529 - $86,241 Range

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Innovatia Inc
3.4

Innovatia Inc

Senior Technical Writer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$36 -$43

 hourly

$36

$43

$36 - $43 Range

Tier1 Financial Solutions
3.6

Tier1 Financial Solutions

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$71K -$110K

$71K

$110K

$71,214 - $109,726 Range

Ericsson-Worldwide
4

Ericsson-Worldwide

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$66K -$88K

$66K

$88K

$66,006 - $87,627 Range

Samsung Electronics
3.7

Samsung Electronics

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$68K -$96K

$68K

$96K

$67,703 - $95,581 Range

Elastic Path
3.4

Elastic Path

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$63K -$87K

$63K

$87K

$63,181 - $87,382 Range

Schneider Electric
4.2

Schneider Electric

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$78K -$95K

$78K

$95K

$78,294 - $95,409 Range

Nuance
3.8

Nuance

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$90K -$104K

$90K

$104K

$90,145 - $103,960 Range

Ceridian
4

Ceridian

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$71K -$86K

$71K

$86K

$71,245 - $85,728 Range

CloudSynApps
5

CloudSynApps

Senior Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

$49 -$53

 hourly

$49

$53

$49 - $53 Range

Innovatia Inc
3.4

Innovatia Inc

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$58K -$86K

$58K

$86K

$57,751 - $85,538 Range

Research In Motion
3.7

Research In Motion

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$89K -$102K

$89K

$102K

$89,301 - $102,264 Range

RLDatix
3.2

RLDatix

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$79K -$86K

$79K

$86K

$78,804 - $85,952 Range

Top Hat
3.8

Top Hat

Senior Technical Writer
About 

$59K -$64K

$59K

$64K

$58,590 - $64,121 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Technical Writer salaries

The national average salary for a a Senior Technical Writer is $85,543 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Senior Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 106 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Technical Writer employees.

The highest salary for a a Senior Technical Writer in Canada is $110,216 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Senior Technical Writer in Canada is $66,393 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent senior technical writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the St. John's Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
St. John's Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$85,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Montreal Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$71,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$92,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Halifax Area area reported making $92,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Halifax Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$80,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$125,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Montreal Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$42
hourly
A Senior Technical Writer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $42 per hour
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
$2 profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$89,000
per year
A Sr. Technical Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$87,000
per year
A Senior Technical Writer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Additional Pay
$9k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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