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Document Control Manager Salary (United States)

Document Control Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — roughly one-half have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $36K to $98K per year, median earnings come to $62K per year. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Document Control Managers survey respondents are women (77 percent). A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Document Control Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction.
Document Control Manager Salary (?
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$39,767 - $98,305
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$13.99 - $34.92
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$39,767 - $98,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $2,948  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,177 - $97,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 221
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.99 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$1.45 - $46.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$305.21 - $2,948  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,177 - $97,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Job Description for Document Control Manager

Document control managers oversee document management systems for an organization, They manage the accuracy and integrity of business documents throughout the document life cycle, which includes filing, archiving, retrieving, purging, and destroying. In larger organizations, document control managers may supervise a team of document control specialists and file clerks. Document control managers must maintain internal and legal privacy rules, as they may encounter confidential and sensitive information through the course of their work. They must be proficient with scanning equipment and software applications, as document management systems increasingly involve scanning and electronic archiving. Document control managers typically work in an office environment, specifically in an office and file room, during regular business hours.
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Document Control Manager Tasks
  • Create and maintain master documents and procedures for altering documents and their properties.
  • Manage day-to-day and strategic plan for document review, approval, archival, and quality control.
  • Own, document, and review the documentation process, including compliance and control.
  • Develop in person and written training materials and protocols for specific user types.

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Professional skills reported by Document Control Managers are few in number. Records Management and Document Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 17 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

Pay by Experience Level for Document Control Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $47K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $56K on average. Document Control Managers see a median salary of $70K after reaching one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Document Control Managers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $68K.

Pay Difference By Location

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$58,000
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Document Control Managers will find that San Francisco offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 50 percent. Document Control Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+22 percent). Phoenix is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 10 percent.

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Experience Affects Document Control Manager Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$58,000
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Document Control Manager Salaries

Records Management
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National Average
$58,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 14%