Re: Only for list members working in India: Invitation to participate in STC India’s 2010 Salary Survey

Subject: Re: Only for list members working in India: Invitation to participate in STC India’s 2010 Salary Survey
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:41:21 -0400

I would believe they'd be posted to the STC India web site publicly
since they are asking for non-STC-member input as well as member
input. Since STC switched to using US BLS info for salary information,
this is a necessity for non-US STC communities to do.

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10:25 AM, Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I'd like to know if the results will be available to ALL STC members,
> or only to members of STC-India?  Will this survey be posted publicly
> on the STC-India web site?
>
> Since off-shoring has been having a direct impact on US technical
> writers, it would be nice to have some accurate data about what Indian
> technical writers are charging/earning for their work.  Presumably the
> whole point of the salary survey is so that Indian writers can get a
> feel for what those in the industry are earning so they know if their
> salaries are in line or not.  Which usually leads to under-paid
> writers asking for competetive wages.
>
> At some point  writers in India will start charging similar rates to
> writers in the US, and maybe we can go back to hiring based on skill
> rather than who has the lowest price.  (Hey, I can dream, can't I?)

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References:
Only for list members working in India: Invitation to participate in STC India’s 2010 Salary Survey: From: Paresh Naik
Re: Only for list members working in India: Invitation to participate in STC India’s 2010 Salary Survey: From: Julie Stickler

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