Technical Writer Salaries

198 SalariesUpdated Jan 23, 2021

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CA$62k / yr
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The national average salary for a Technical Writer is $61,718 in Canada. Filter by location to see Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 198 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees.

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Technical Writer

BlackBerry

CA$72,846/yr

Range: CA$58k - CA$78k

12 salaries

CA$72,846/yr
CA$58kCA$78k

Technical Writer

Autodesk

CA$88,695/yr

Range: CA$57k - CA$115k

6 salaries

CA$88,695/yr
CA$57kCA$115k

Technical Writer

IBM

CA$95,598/yr

Range: CA$60k - CA$113k

5 salaries

CA$95,598/yr
CA$60kCA$113k

Technical Writer

Apotex

CA$52,663/yr

Range: CA$52k - CA$57k

4 salaries

CA$52,663/yr
CA$52kCA$57k

Technical Writer

Innovatia Inc

CA$49,243/yr

Range: CA$31k - CA$63k

4 salaries

CA$49,243/yr
CA$31kCA$63k

Technical Writer

Tecsys

CA$51,149/yr

Range: CA$42k - CA$56k

4 salaries

CA$51,149/yr
CA$42kCA$56k

Technical Writer - Hourly Intern

IBM

CA$22/hr

Range: CA$21 - CA$28

3 salaries

CA$22/hr
CA$21CA$28

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Technical Writer

University of Alberta

CA$55,631/yr

Range: CA$53k - CA$63k

3 salaries

CA$55,631/yr
CA$53kCA$63k

Technical Writer

D2L

CA$46,617/yr

Range: CA$44k - CA$78k

3 salaries

CA$46,617/yr
CA$44kCA$78k

Technical Writer

Fortinet

CA$62,100/yr

Range: CA$59k - CA$77k

3 salaries

CA$62,100/yr
CA$59kCA$77k

Technical Writer

IFDS Group

CA$67,451/yr

Range: CA$54k - CA$608k

3 salaries

CA$67,451/yr
CA$54kCA$608k

Technical Writer

Sandvine

CA$79,383/yr

Range: CA$49k - CA$86k

3 salaries

CA$79,383/yr
CA$49kCA$86k

Technical Writer

Sweda

CA$56,613/yr

Range: CA$57k - CA$61k

3 salaries

CA$56,613/yr
CA$57kCA$61k

Technical Writer - Hourly Contractor

TD

About
CA$38 - CA$45hourly

2 salaries

About
CA$38 - CA$45hourly
CA$38CA$45

Technical Writer - Hourly

TELUS

About
CA$40 - CA$47hourly

2 salaries

About
CA$40 - CA$47hourly
CA$40CA$47

Technical Writer

Bombardier

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CA$52k - CA$83k

2 salaries

About
CA$52k - CA$83k
CA$52kCA$83k

Technical Writer

Shaw Communications

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CA$82k - CA$91k

2 salaries

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CA$82k - CA$91k
CA$82kCA$91k

Technical Writer

SAP

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CA$65k - CA$75k

2 salaries

About
CA$65k - CA$75k
CA$65kCA$75k

Technical Writer - Hourly Contractor

SAP

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CA$18 - CA$70hourly

2 salaries

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CA$18 - CA$70hourly
CA$18CA$70

Technical Writer - Hourly Intern

SAP

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CA$21 - CA$23hourly

2 salaries

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CA$21 - CA$23hourly
CA$21CA$23
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$19
hourly
A Technical Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $19 per hour
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Toronto Area area
Intern
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$74,026
per year
A Technical Editor in the Vancouver Area area reported making $74,026 per year
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8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the Toronto Area area reported making $70,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$20
hourly
A Technical Writer in the Ottawa Area area reported making $20 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Ottawa Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$65,763
per year
A Technical Writer in the Victoria Area area reported making $65,763 per year
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10+ years experience
Victoria Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$65,717
per year
A Technical Writer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $65,717 per year
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8-10 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Technical Documentation Specialist in the Calgary Area area reported making $28 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Calgary Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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