Technical Writer

Kaitito Hangarau

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Technical writers produce content for printed and online documents, such as user guides, manuals, intranet and website pages, and present it in a way that can be easily accessed and understood.


New technical writers usually earn

$45K-$60K per year

Technical writers with one to three years' experience usually earn

$60K-$75K per year

Source: TechCommNZ, 'Salary and Hourly Rate Survey', 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a technical writer are good due to high demand for their skills.
Megan Simpson working at her computer

Technical writers research and write clear, accurate content

Last updated 12 June 2017