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How much can I earn in next five years as a technical writer?

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RE: How much can I earn in next five years as a technical writer?

Rajeev Jain
Rajeev Jain
Verified Career Expert
Expert Technical Writer at Agilent Technologies
  • Gurgaon

Hi,


I really dont think that this question is valid for any of the field or profession as it all depends on an individuals performance, expertise, skills, interest, and many other external factors. You own and control your earnings after a specified period and not others.

If you are good at your work and best among peers, then in terms of salary you can go as high as 10-15 salary per year and in case you are not performing well then you might be struggling to even keep your jobs.


Other factors that are very important in terms of future salary are:
- location of job
- company where you are working
- type of writing you are doing (if you are writing hardcore technical docs - not just simple user guides, then salary is more)
- tools you are using
- your contribution towards company - is it acknowledged or not

and all these things. You can also refer to stc-india salary survey for more details.

I hope this ans your question and wish you all the best for a great career in the technical writing field. Keep in mind - that you own your career and its progress.

-rajeev jain

RE: How much can I earn in next five years as a technical writer?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Hi,







A Technical Writer is a Professional Writer who engages in Technical Wrting and produces Technical documentation for technical, business and consumer audiences. The Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators defines the profession as preparing information that helps users who use the product. This documentation includes online help, user guides/ manuals, white papers, design specifications, system manuals, project plans, test plans, business correspondence, etc. Technical Writer create documentation in many forms such as printed, wen-based, or other electronic means.




Engineers, Scientists, and other Professionals may also produce Technical Writing, but often hand it off to a professional technical writer for developmental editing, proofreading, editing and formatting.




Skills Sets:


In addition to solod research, language, writing, and revision skills, a technical writer may have skills in:


1. Information Design


2. Information Architecture


3. Training Material Development


4. Illustration / Graphic Design


5. Website Design Management


6. Indexing


7. Localization / Technical Translation


8. User Interfaces


9. Business Analysis




A Technical Writer may apply their skills in the production of non-technical content, for example, writing high-level consumer information.




Most Important skill that each and every Technical Writer must have will be a Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills so that they may write across a variety of genres and fields.




Career Growth:


There is not necessarily one standard career path for technical writers, but they may move into project management over other writers. A writer may advance to senior technical writer positions, handling complex projects or a small team of writers and editors. In large groups, a documentation manager might handle multiple projects and teams.




Technical Writer may also gain expertise in a particular technical domain and branch into related forms, such as software quality analysis or business analysis. A technical writer who becomes a subject matter expert in a field may transition from technical writing to work in that field.




Technical Writers with expertise in writing skills can join printed media or electronic media companies.




Technical Writers Salary in India:


The average pay for Technical Writer is Rs. 25,000 to 30,000 per month. Most people with this job move onto the other positions after 10 years in this career. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are FrameMaker, Adobe Acrobat, and RoboHelp.


The Person with 5 Years of Work Experience can upto 50K per month.




Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.




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Regards,


Rahul.

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