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What is the salary structure of different technical writers?

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RE: What is the salary structure of different technical writers?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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A Technical Writer is a Professional Writer who engages in Technical Writing 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, web-based or other electronic means.




Engineers, Scientists, and 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 solid 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 position, handling complex projects or a small team of writers and editors. In large groups, a documentation manager might handle multiple projects and teams.




Technical writers 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.




Salary Structure:


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




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