How much does a Technical Writer make?

Updated 23 Jun 2021
£39,721 /yr
Average Base Pay

141 salaries

£25K

Low

£40K

Average

£62K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Technical Writer is £39,721 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 141 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees.

Seniority Levels

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Technical Writer£39,721 /yr
L3
Senior Technical Writer£48,995 /yr
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Unity Technologies
4.4

Unity Technologies

Technical Writer

£41,201

 /yr
Range: £31K - £59K
4 salaries
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£31K

£59K

£30,635 - £59,041 Range

Morson Group
3.5

Morson Group

Technical Writer - Hourly

£27

 /hr
Range: £25 - £30

£25

£30

£25 - £30 Range

Government Digital Service
4.2

Government Digital Service

Technical Writer

£51,527

 /yr
Range: £49K - £58K

£49K

£58K

£49,426 - £57,799 Range

SAS Institute
4.1

SAS Institute

Technical Writer

£38,538

 /yr
Range: £38K - £40K

£38K

£40K

£37,769 - £39,606 Range

Avaloq
3.5

Avaloq

Technical Writer

£29,614

 /yr
Range: £28K - £34K

£28K

£34K

£28,210 - £33,792 Range

Teligence
3.1

Teligence

Technical Writer
About 

£30K -£33K

£30K

£33K

£29,990 - £32,579 Range

State Street
3.4

State Street

Technical Writer
About 

£49K -£53K

£49K

£53K

£49,081 - £53,125 Range

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Mentor Graphics
4.2

Mentor Graphics

Technical Writer
About 

£31K -£42K

£31K

£42K

£31,083 - £42,365 Range

Rise Technical Recruitment
4.2

Rise Technical Recruitment

Technical Writer
About 

£34K -£51K

£34K

£51K

£34,287 - £50,518 Range

Adaptavist
4.6

Adaptavist

Technical Writer
About 

£44K -£48K

£44K

£48K

£44,208 - £48,385 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.8

GlaxoSmithKline

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£6 -£29

 hourly

£6

£29

£6 - £29 Range

Pertemps
4

Pertemps

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£14 -£47

 hourly

£14

£47

£14 - £47 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Technical Writer
About 

£50K -£103K

£50K

£103K

£49,874 - £102,528 Range

GCS Recruitment
4.2

GCS Recruitment

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£33 -£64

 hourly

£33

£64

£33 - £64 Range

Metaswitch
3.9

Metaswitch

Technical Writer
About 

£36K -£39K

£36K

£39K

£35,819 - £39,131 Range

ZigZag Education
3.7

ZigZag Education

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£12 -£14

 hourly

£12

£14

£12 - £14 Range

Celtra
3.9

Celtra

Technical Writer
About 

£40K -£43K

£40K

£43K

£39,556 - £43,005 Range

Playtech
3.8

Playtech

Technical Writer
About 

£34K -£38K

£34K

£38K

£34,214 - £37,526 Range

Cubic
3.4

Cubic

Technical Writer
About 

£46K -£51K

£46K

£51K

£46,402 - £50,550 Range

Hogg Robinson Group
3.9

Hogg Robinson Group

Technical Writer
About 

£31K -£34K

£31K

£34K

£31,272 - £34,065 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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

£20,095
per year
A Technical Writer in the Guildford Area area reported making £20,095 per year
Additional Pay
£200 cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Guildford Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£37,850
per year
A Technical Writer in the Cardiff Area area reported making £37,850 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cardiff Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£30,000
per year
A Bid Writer in the Bristol Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bristol Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£38,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the Belfast Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£98,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the London Area area reported making £98,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£33,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the Belfast Area area reported making £33,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£49,426
per year
A Technical Writer in the London Area area reported making £49,426 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
£12,000
per year
A Software Technical Writer in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £12,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£30,635
per year
A Bid Writer in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £30,635 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public