How much does a Technical Writer make?

Updated 16 Oct 2021
£40,286 /yr
Average Base Pay

163 salaries

£25K

Low

£40K

Average

£64K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Technical Writer is £40,286 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 163 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Technical Writer employees.

Seniority Levels

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Technical Writer£40,286 /yr
L3
Senior Technical Writer£49,641 /yr
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£50,973

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£49,641

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£36,377

per year

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£36,377

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Unity
4.4

Unity

Technical Writer

£41,664

 /yr
Range: £30K - £60K
5 salaries
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£30K

£60K

£30,378 - £59,944 Range

Avaloq
3.4

Avaloq

Technical Writer

£32,188

 /yr
Range: £29K - £35K

£29K

£35K

£28,642 - £35,000 Range

Morson Group
3.2

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

£52,315

 /yr
Range: £50K - £59K

£50K

£59K

£50,182 - £58,683 Range

SAS Institute
4.1

SAS Institute

Technical Writer

£39,128

 /yr
Range: £38K - £40K

£38K

£40K

£38,347 - £40,212 Range

Adaptavist
4.5

Adaptavist

Technical Writer
About 

£45K -£50K

£45K

£50K

£45,011 - £49,700 Range

Mentor Graphics
4.3

Mentor Graphics

Technical Writer
About 

£32K -£43K

£32K

£43K

£31,787 - £42,981 Range

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Teligence
3.1

Teligence

Technical Writer
About 

£31K -£33K

£31K

£33K

£30,552 - £32,850 Range

Nominet
3.8

Nominet

Technical Writer
About 

£53K -£63K

£53K

£63K

£52,501 - £62,571 Range

Metaswitch
3.9

Metaswitch

Technical Writer
About 

£36K -£40K

£36K

£40K

£36,499 - £39,963 Range

Ocado Technology
4.2

Ocado Technology

Technical Writer
About 

£35K -£60K

£35K

£60K

£35,162 - £60,052 Range

Rise Technical Recruitment
4.4

Rise Technical Recruitment

Technical Writer
About 

£34K -£51K

£34K

£51K

£34,486 - £50,977 Range

State Street
3.4

State Street

Technical Writer
About 

£50K -£54K

£50K

£54K

£49,736 - £54,205 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£6 -£29

 hourly

£6

£29

£6 - £29 Range

TribePost
5

TribePost

Technical Writer
About 

£33K -£49K

£33K

£49K

£32,607 - £48,902 Range

GCS Recruitment
4.1

GCS Recruitment

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£33 -£66

 hourly

£33

£66

£33 - £66 Range

Merck KGaA
4

Merck KGaA

Technical Writer
About 

£20K -£26K

£20K

£26K

£20,295 - £26,367 Range

Pertemps
3.9

Pertemps

Technical Writer - Hourly
About 

£14 -£47

 hourly

£14

£47

£14 - £47 Range

Facebook
4.4

Facebook

Technical Writer
About 

£50K -£103K

£50K

£103K

£50,339 - £103,069 Range

GIMO
3.8

GIMO

Technical Writer
About 

£35K -£39K

£35K

£39K

£35,306 - £38,687 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Technical Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Technical Writer is £40,286 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Technical Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 163 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Technical Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Technical Writer in United Kingdom is £63,880 per year.

The lowest salary for a Technical Writer in United Kingdom is £25,406 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£68
hourly
A Technical Writer/Editor in the London Area area reported making £68 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£35,967
per year
A Technical Writer in the London Area area reported making £35,967 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£25,000
per year
A Bid Writer in the Coventry Area area reported making £25,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Coventry Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£35,000
per year
A Technical Writer in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£27,247
per year
A Technical Writer in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £27,247 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£33,178
per year
A Bid Writer in the Reading Area area reported making £33,178 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Reading Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£27,500
per year
A Bid Writer in the Sheffield Area area reported making £27,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sheffield Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment